Cholo, Embera, Emberá-Saija, Epená Saija, Saija, Southern Empera
3,500 in Colombia (2004 IMB), increasing. Population total all countries: 3,750.
South Pacific coast, Caucá, Nariño, and Chocó departments. Also in Ecuador, Panama.
Literacy rate in L1: 1%–5%. Literacy rate in L2: 25%–50%. 400 readers, 50 can write. Movement toward using the language in primary schools. Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 2005–2010.
Traditional religion, Christian.