L1 users: 12 (Golla 2007). A few dozen semispeakers and passive speakers, middle-aged or older (Golla 2007). Ethnic population: 4,000 (Golla 2007).
8b (Nearly extinct).
Shifting to English [eng]. Older adults (2002 I. Goddard).
Latin script [Latn], Unifon style has been widely employed in classroom teaching, but other orthographies are also in use (Golla 2007).