6,000 (2008 CTI). Most children, women and elders are monolingual (Crevels 2007). Total users in all countries: 15,050.
Paraná, São Paulo, Espírito Santo, Pará, Rio Grande do Sul, and Santa Catarina states; possibly also Minas Gerais state. 35 villages.
Also use Portuguese [por].
Latin script [Latn].