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Reflections on navigating between two cultures and understanding the self-awareness process

YOUR REFLECTIONS – MyAfricAmericanism January 18, 2011

Filed under: Reflections — Sharon Asonganyi @ 10:16 pm
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How do you blend two cultures? How do you assimilate differing value systems? How do some of our cultural values hinder us in being fully effective at school, at work, or interpersonal relationships? Have you ever been caught up in the chameleon game, alternating between personalities and roles based on whether you are around your western friends or at a family function? My western friends are often surprised by my ability to switch in and out of my broken English accent when around family or African friends. What is your chameleon experience???…

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