Today we talked about the value of a name. We looked at the conflict surrounding Denali (formerly Mt. McKinley) and discussed how we value Native Culture in the United States. Following that, we read a short article about a (made up) society of Native Americans named the Nacirema in order to gain a better understanding of perspective, bias, and cultural competency.
Your homework is to watch the following video. As you watch, record 5 facts that would help answer this prompt:
How does our perspective impact the way we view Native cultures?
Then, answer the above prompt in a thesis-driven paragraph.