Latin American Indigenous Studies Alliance

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The Latin American Indigenous Language Alliance (LAISA) works to create and enhance Indigenous languages curriculum and to support study of Indigenous langauges.


The Latin American Indigenous Studies Alliance (LAISA), is a partnership between Latin American studies centers at Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, the University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Utah. Together, we are pleased to offer opportunities for research dissemination, langauge learning, and professional development for language instructors.



LAISA is pursuing five major initiatives: