Capstone Checkpoint•oWhat information about race and ethnicity in the United States has helped you better understand or relate to specific minority groups? •The history and diversity of other race and ethnic groups in the United States has helped me understand specific minority groups. Where I live, here in Yellowstone County, Montana, Native Americans are the largest of the minority groups and they have a bad reputation. From what I have learned in the provided text and the research that I have done for assignments, I have a better understanding of what their history and culture is. For instance, the challenges they had to overcome when their land was taken away from them and had to move to reservations. The struggles they still go through every day to maintain their heritage. We learn about some of this in our schools and read about it in text books, but there is a lot of information that they do not teach you.
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