Wiwa language

Native to Colombia
Region Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta
Native speakers
1,900 (2007)[1]
  • Arwako–Chimila

    • Arwako
      • Damana
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mbp
Glottolog mala1522[2]

Damana (also known as Wiwa, Guamaco, Malayo, Sanja or Arosario) is a Chibchan language spoken by around 2000 Wiwa south and east of Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta in northern Colombia.


  1. Damana at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Malayo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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