This book: “THE WARRIOR LEARNS THE WAY OF VALUES”, was the result of a
collaborative effort between students in the Lady Warriors Program and their mentors.
It was designed to do several things: 1) Introduce the Lady Warriors to the concept of
writing and self-publishing 2) Explore Values that are important for successful
everyday living and 4) Earning their rank in their respective divisions. 5) Sharing with
other young people what they are learning through their Rites of Passage Experience.
The young women in this Rites of Passage Program are engaged in an academic,
cultural, critical thinking, extracurricular sports and cultural arts programs that is
designed to assist them in growing and developing to their highest potential. The
participation of the Lady Warriors, Parents, Mentors and Elders are all critical
components of their ability to have a successful journey into adulthood. As a group we
have no confusion over how the individual parts impact the whole (the finished
product). Each activity that students participate in is designed to be a vital part of their
development and the Millennium 7 Values are reinforced (modeled after the Nguzo