6 (Crevels 2007). 6 speakers near La Pedrera and a few more near Miraflores (Crevels 2007). Ethnic population: 290 (Crevels 2007).
Upper Vaupés Department, Yarí, and lower Caquetá rivers, south of Miraflores, around Puerto Nare.
8b (Nearly extinct).
Possibly 2 separate languages, Hianacoto-Umaua and Carijona (1973 M. Durbin). The 2 groups had no contact for many years.
Intermarry with other tribes. Some also use Spanish [spa].