1,500 (2000 A. Chemhey). 40% monolingual. Ethnic population: 1,500 (2000).
Itapúa Department, Ita Paso; Alto Paraná Department, Micro Centro; Central Department, Comunidad Maká (Corumba Kue); Presidente Hayes Department, Villa Hayes and Kenkukek.
Vigorous. Older adults and preschool children monolingual. Home, village, church. All ages. Very positive attitudes. Language and identity closely linked. Strong cultural cohesion. Men more proficient in Spanish [spa] than women.