News and Announcements

New Collection: The K'iche' Collection of Elizabeth Wood

AILLA is pleased to announce the opening of the new K'iche' Collection of Elizabeth Wood. This collection currently has over 2 hours of K'iche' audio recordings made in Chichicastenango, Guatemala, and covers topics relating to local history, traditions, and food preparation (there are at least six recipes among the recordings). Wood is a graduate student in linguistics at the University of Texas and her research focuses on the phonetics and phonology of this Mayan language.

AILLA will be closed for the winter break

AILLA will close for the winter break on Friday, 20 December 2019, and will reopen on Monday, 6 January 2020. During this time, we will not be checking or answering email. We will continue to review requests for new accounts once daily. For additional help with AILLA during this time, please see the FAQs page at

CLOSED: NSF REU Opportunity

This position has been filled.

Creating Online Training Modules for the Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America