S: By: Tia Kams
BC: The End
FC: My Culture
1: Table of Contents | Symbols Pages 2-3 Values & Norms Pages 4-5 Material Culture Pages 6-7 & Technology Free Pages Pages 8-15
3: Key: Represents safety. Most of my life I wasn't safe and with being so close to death at some points, so having that feeling of being safe is important. K-Papermakers: Along with myself, all my siblings went to Kimberly schools. Reminds us of where we grew up. Bowling: I've been bowling for 5 years. Something I love to do. Joined the high school league along with a few others.
4: Values/Norms - The cross: What I believe and stand for. I think its important to stick with what you believe and don't let anyone change that. It's what I life by. - Confidence: Being confident is an important thing for me. I have a hard time with it so its a work in progress. Believe in yourself and you will go far. - Honesty: Simply just be honest and there won't be any problems. Honesty is important in any relationship or situation. -Respect: Being respectful is important to me. Everyone deserves the same respect and treated the same.
6: With material culture and technology, there are physical items that define me. For example, the pile of cell phones. Staying connected with my family is important to me. Most of them are out of state so cell phones are a way we keep in touch. Another physical item would be a stove. My family is always making something. Its a way to bring the family together.The third item would be our piano. I have played since I was a little girl. My entire family has had or still does play a musical instrument. Its a way we express ourself.
8: Proud Moments - Making close friends. A few friends and I have been close for 9 plus years and are still the best of friends. - When the 4th sibling (my sister) was added to the family. - When we found out my oldest | brother was getting married. I'm so excited to have Nicole in the family. - When we (the girls varsity team) made it to state.
11: Things I like - Working: I actually don't mind going to work. It's fun most of the time. - Wakeboarding: It's something that I do during the summer. I like staying active. - Running: I am currently training for a half marathon. | Things I dislike - Cleaning. it is not fun what so ever and it always take me awhile when I'm asked. - Singing by myself in front of people.I hate when I look out and see everyone looking at me. - Most types of meat. The taste just isn't good to me.