2,000 (1987 SIL), increasing. 400 monolinguals.
Milne Bay Province, Yama-Yele district, Tagula island, west of Rossel island, end of Calvados chain. 17 villages or hamlets.
Central Sudest (Araetha, Pamela), Eastern Point, Eastern Sudest (Rambuso, Rehuwo), Rambuso (Rewa), Western Sudest (Dtelha, Griffin Point, Jelewaga). Lexical similarity: 44% with Rifao [nmw] (most similar).
Latin script [Latn].
Most children go to school. Christian.