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When I am in a situation
where I don't belong to the dominant culture:
1. I realize that because
of my background I have something significant to contribute to any situation.
2. Even when I am rejected,
I take pride in my culture and help others to feel good about their
3. I realize that I have
to learn new things in order to succeed in the dominant culture.
4. I look for people in the
dominate culture who can help me to understand how things work.
5. When I succeed in the
dominate culture, I make sure not to separate myself from others in
6. I share what I learn about
the dominate culture with others like myself.
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.
8. When I 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.
9. I don't blame the dominate
culture for everything that goes wrong.
10. I share with others the
accomplishment of my culture.
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