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University of Texas, Austin (Austin, TX 78712-0100)
Joel Sherzer (Project Director: 01/04/2006 to present)
Heidi Johnson (Co Project Director: 01/04/2006 to present)

Archiving Significant Collections of Endangered Language Resources

Digital archiving of Mexican, Central, and South American linguistic materials to be made accessible by The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA).

The Archive of the Indigenous Languages of Latin America (AILLA) is a Web-based repository of multimedia materials that are digitize in accordance with international standards and are made accessible to scholars and speaker communities worldwide. In collaboration with the eight linguists who have collected materials over the last 40 years, the project staff would digitize and preserve recordings and written materials that document languages of Costa Rica, Brazil, Venezuela, Colombia, and Mexico.

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Project fields:

Documenting Endangered Languages - Preservation

Preservation and Access

Total amounts:
$348,000 (approved)
$348,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2006 – 8/31/2010