"Learning about their culture gives them a foundation for their identity, who they are, who their ancestors were, the way their ancestors lived. . . . The theme is the missing piece or between two worlds. What I do with them, we took some time to explore, to compare, this is very generalized, Indian ways vs. non Indian ways of thinking, the emphasis on competition vs. cooperation, we looked at a lot of that and talked about the fact that we’re in a non Indian world and helped them to find the aspects of themselves that are very Indian. They still think that way, but they’ve never processed it, they realize they see things this way because they have an Indian background."
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