L1 users: 26,000 (Pelkey 2011), increasing. Ethnic population: 28,000.
Yunnan province: southeast Gejiu county, north, southwest, and east Jinping county, south Mengzi county.
6a (Vigorous). Language of recognized nationality: Yi.
Dazhai, Ma’andi, Tongchang, Yingpan, Jinhe, Gamadi.
Vigorous. Home, village, business. All ages. Positive attitudes.