So You Want to be an Interpreter Ch 2 & 3

Click the card to flip 👆
1 / 10
Terms in this set (10)
"A dynamic value system of learned attitudes with assumptions, conventions, beliefs and rules that permit members of a group to relate to one another and the world". - UNESCO

"Complex, including: knowledge, beliefs, art, morals, laws, customs and any other capabilities and habits acquired as a member of the culture"
-A strong sense of cultural history and group identity is passed down through oral traditions in the family and religious institutions
-Members are expected to display manners and show respect to others
-Hereditary deafness is much less prevalent among African American families
-Church attendance is strongly encouraged (responsibility and leadership)
-Church services can last up to 2-3 hours
-Interpreters encounter folk tales, proverbs, aphorisms, poems
-They have different styles of speech & dialects
-Fit under a collectivist categorization
-Often face discrimination within the Deaf community
-Are not concerned with English being a priority
-Are comfortable with physical touch & stand close when speaking
-Priority is placed on maintaining relationships rather than promptness
-Often flourish is a student-centered, hands-on setting
-Family is the primary cultural structure (extended families living together)
-Have a traditional connection with the Roman Catholic Church
-Relocated Deaf people from their traditional homes to residential schools, children lost the exposure of their tribal language, traditions, foods, ceremonies, etc...
-They are collectivists and are non-materialistic
-They do what is necessary to maintain life
-Listening and observing is their decision-making process
-They place higher emphasis on watching, listening and observing things
-Many tribes trace their ancestry through the mother's blood line
-Some use ASL, while others still use Native language
-Native cultures have a strong spiritual component that reinforces the mind, body and spirit