80 (1996 M. Donohue).
Papua Province, Yanggandur, Tomer, Tomerau, Rawa Biru, and Kondo villages, southernmost point of province, southeast of Merauke city; bordering Papua New Guinea.
None known. Kanum varieties are separate languages, with difficult mutual intelligibility. Reportedly similar to Yei [jei]. Also classified as Australian, Pama-Nyungan.
One ethnic group with Kanum varieties. Clan marriages common, and much ritual exchange. Christian.