DEFINITION: A way of life. World views which includes but not limited to values, practices, perspectives, language, beliefs, cultural knowledge, and self-identity. Individuals and communities demonstrate their identity and way of life.
- What are some important aspects of culture for specific Native Nations and how it is reflected in culture expressions, values, beliefs, and identity?
- In what ways have culture expressions of Native Nations in New Mexico changed over time?
- What are some specific/significant events in New Mexico history resulted in cultural expressions and changes to Native Nations?
- How have individuals or specific Native Nations responded to changes in cultural beliefs, rituals, or ways?
Connections to Understandings
- Understandings of land
- Complexity of Identity