2,000 (1987 SIL), increasing. Under 20% monolingual.
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 Nimoa [nmw] (most similar).
Most children go to school. Christian.