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Cultural Awareness Self-Assessment Form 2

Read through the list of items and circle the item number of those you have experienced.

When I am in the majority:

1. I realize that because of my background I have something significant to contribute to any situation.

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2. Even when I am rejected, I take pride in my culture and help others to feel good about their cultures.

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3. I realize that I have to learn new things in order to succeed in the majority culture.

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4. I look for people in the majority culture who can help me to understand how things work.

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5. When I succeed in the majority culture, I make sure not to separate myself from others in my own culture.

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6. I share what I learn about the dominate culture with others like myself.

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7. I realize that when the pressure is on and I am stressed out that I tend to make my culture right and the others wrong.

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8. WhenI am in mixed company, I mix with everyone. I don't just stay with people from my culture, or only with people from the dominate culture.

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9. I don't blame the majority culture for everything that goes wrong.

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10. I share with others the accomplishment of my culture.

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