10,600 (2005 census).
Southeast Durango, Mezquital municipality, Santa María Ocotán is cultural and religious center; some in northeast Nayarit.
None known. 78% intelligibility of Southwestern Tepehuan [tla].
VSO, VOS; long words, affixes, clitics; nontonal.
Latin script [Latn].
Migrate to the Pacific coast for temporary labor in the spring. Christian, traditional religion.