Lesson Objectives:

To provide an insight into the complexity of Indigenous cultural influences and how it affects existing in the Western world

Learned Skills:

  • Ability to identify social structures
  • Ability to comprehend and identify different thinking constructs
  • Ability to identify and respect cultural rules


  • Family structure
  • Community structure
  • Concrete vs Abstract thinking
  • Facilitating The Development of Abstract Thinking
  • Individual vs Collective thinking
  • Traditional belief systems or religion – kinship
  • Cultural Rules: Obligations, avoidances, commitment
  • Identity Issues: Culture is not directly connected to physical appearances