Honors Theses

Date of Award

Spring 4-27-2022

Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis


Croft Institute for International Studies

First Advisor

Katherine Centellas

Second Advisor

Maria Otero

Third Advisor

Ian Gowan

Relational Format



Regional languages are essential components of vibrantly diverse cultures. Across all regions of the globalizing modern world, regional languages remain one of the clearest markers of the rich heritage and history that each continent, country, state, city, town uniquely possesses. Unlike the more dominant languages of our evolving international landscape, local and regional languages explicitly capture precise cultural experiences of limited populations. These languages carry specific nuance, meaning, grammar, and vocabulary obscured by other forms of communication. This project, researching and analyzing two individual countries’ regional language education under the federal legal systems, holds the importance of safeguarding local languages as its guiding central theme.

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