L1 users: 1,100 (2011 SIL), increasing. Few monolinguals. Total users in all countries: 1,150.
Vaupés department: Upper Paca river (Papurí river tributary); Caño Yi and Caño Tuy rivers (Vaupes river tributaries).
Latin script [Latn].
Marriage patterns require spouses to be from different language groups. Children speak the languages of both parents and grandparents, but identify with the father’s language.