10,000 (2000 SIL). 20% monolinguals.
South Oaxaca, east of Miahuatlán. 2 towns.
San Cristóbal Amatlán, San Francisco Logueche. Most similar to Loxicha [ztp].
VSO; short words; tonal
Vigorous. A few Spanish speakers who live there can speak it. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Fluency in Spanish [spa] has increased, but Zapotec is preferred.
Some leave the area to find work; some return. Self name, Dizhze, also sometimes used for all languages except Spanish [spa].