2,000 (1982 SIL). Ethnic population: 17,000. On the outer Island of Chiloé.
Los Lagos and Los Ríos regions: Valdivia to Chiloé south of Mapuche.
Tsesungún. Related to Mapudungun [arn], but barely intelligible with it.
Most of the ethnic group speaks Spanish [spa] as L1. Some youth using the language in rap music. Few domains. Older adults.