44,000 (1993 SIL).
South Kebbi State, Yauri LGA; west Niger State, Borgu LGA; Niger river banks, north of Busa.
Shifting to Hausa [hau]. All ages.
Latin script [Latn], used since 2007.
Ethnic autonym: Bareshe, glossonym: Reshe or Tsureshe. Ethnic subgroups: Gungawa, Yaurawa (Yauri). Strong association between wrestling, the traditional religion, and ethnic identity. Muslim, traditional religion.