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  1. Diversity and Stereotypes Nigeria

  2. Facts about Nigeria • How many languages have been spoken in Nigeria over time? • 521 • How many cultural or ethnic groups are in Nigeria? • Over 250 ethnic groups have been reported in Nigeria.

  3. Diversity • What does Diversity mean in Nigeria as compared to the US?

  4. Stereotypes • Stereotype is defined as: asimplified and standardizedconception or imageinvestedwithspecialmeaning and heldincommon by members of a group. • Are stereotypes usually positive or negative? Give examples.

  5. Stereotypes of Africans • The following words are often associated with Africa or Africans. Why might some people find them offensive? Tribe primordial hut savage primitive timeless backward

  6. Definitions • Tribe • A community in a traditional society consisting of a group of linked or related families. • Primordial/Primitive • From an early stage of evolution or civilization. Outdated; simple; crude.

  7. Definitions continued… • Savage • Wild and fierce; hostile; uncivilized; uncontrolled. • Hut, timeless, backward.