122,000 (Civallero 2008). Ethnic population: 199,000 (Crevels 2007). Total users in all countries: 321,000.
La Guajira department: Guajira peninsula, Caribbean coast.
One of the most vigorously spoken indigenous languages in South America (Crevels 2007). Positive attitudes. Many also use Spanish [spa], especially younger generations (Crevels 2007).
Latin script [Latn].