While I could tell you about World War I, II, and other wars in the world’s history, up until this year, I could not tell you anything about Thailand's history. I still know very little about Thailand’s history, and what histories have influenced who we are.
This is entirely your responsibility.
You have got to pull your finger out to know everything about your history and culture.
Being British born has never been an impediment to my learning everything about Yoruba culture, music and history.