Learning about Your Own Cultural Heritage and Traditions


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Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper describing your own cultural heritage and traditions and exploring possible origins of your values, worldviews, and behaviors.

Address the following in your paper:

  • Describe your family's race and ethnicity, sex and gender, sexuality, socioeconomic status, disability, age, religion and spirituality.
  • Reflect and write on the messages you have received about people from culturally diverse backgrounds
  • What are you most proud of about your cultural heritage and why?
  • Compare and contrast your family values, worldviews, and practices with those of some of the families whose ethnicities differ from yours, and provide your reflection. You may use examples form the text for examples of ethnicities different from yours.
  • How might media coverage affect the public's perception of your culture? Does it encourage or discourage prejudice, discrimination, and stereotyping?
  • If you were a manager, what inclusion strategies from this week's reading might you implement to moderate the media's effect on your employees and to promote inclusion in the workplace?

Include at least two academic references in your research.

Format your paper according to appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

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Learning about Your Own Cultural Heritage and Traditions




Learning about Your Own Cultural Heritage and Traditions
I am a male straight man, aged thirty-one years. I am a white from Idaho, but I am
currently living in Fairbanks Alaska. I belong to the middle social, economic status, so far I have
no any disability, and I am a Christian. Being from Idaho, my family and I are all from the white
race, and we all originate from whales. However, in Idaho, there are several races and ethnicity,
so I have interacted with people from different cultures. The most significant tradition and
cultural heritage that we value is food as well as the family which are the most significant
Message from People Backgrounds That Are Culturally Diverse
Living in Idaho for a certain part of my life, I got to interact with people from the various
races present in Idaho, for example, the Black, Hispanic, Asian and other. However, in Idaho the
white form the largest population in the state. It has been proven that some of the whites are
known to have a lot of racism with them and tend to treat other races unequally. Usually, the
Whites are assumed to undermine other races basing on their traditions as well as their skin
color. Nevertheless, this is usually a wholesome assumption but suppose one narrows down to an
individual aspect this is not the case. In my growing up I got to interact with people from the
races especially the Asians who are very good when it comes to academics (Parvis, 2007). In
school, I always related with Asian schoolmates as they contributed a lot to my ...

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