Minority individuals who are raised in the United States live in community where norms are trying to be preserve; therefore, traditions are strictly enforce by peers, family, and friends because they believe it is the only way to live. In other words, minority youths are forced to learn their community’s norms in America because their own kind are afraid that the norms will be lost. For instance, Junior is a representative of a young minority youth force to practice the norms in his Native American reservation. In his reservation, the s...
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A lone person that differs from their community norms becomes hope after evolving as an individual. To prove the above claim, Junior who experiences two worlds have learn about the pros and cons of his two communities. He is educated through the American education and is able to teach his reservation peers. Furthermore, he have learned about the lifestyle Americans live and he can slowly help implement the tactics that works best to his family and community. Junior will slowly be able to create hope in his reservation and many youths will be able to continue the path of success. As a result, communities improvement come from individuals who thrive to make their lives healthier than before.
Alexie, Sherman, Ellen Forney, and Mechthild Hesse.
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian. Stuttgart: Klett Sprachen, 2009. Print.
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