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Stereotyping: "Dinner Party," "Little Things Are Big" and "Otoonah" words
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belief that race determines human traits and capacities and that one race is superior to others
the idea that one's qualities and abilities can grow through effort and maturity
the idea that we have a set amount of an ability or intelligence that cannot change
a negative attitude toward a different group of people, often involving stereotypes and discrimination.
a widely held but fixed and oversimplified image or idea of a particular type of person or thing; to label, pigeonhole, categorize
the conflict a person has with himself or herself when trying to make a decision
to make a wrong or unfair decision about someone
tightening (as in the hostess's facial muscles)
a long porch running the length of a house
highly interesting, striking; capable of attracting attention.
dim or slight
polite behavior, good manners, and respect for other people; kindness
abandoned, empty of people
the action or crime of making a false spoken statement damaging to a person's reputation.
in a miserable, lamentable condition
a temporary substitute; serving for the time being
to take great pleasure in
sad and desperate because of being abandoned
become less intense, violent, or severe
waving something such as a weapon in a threatening manner
despair resulting from the awareness of danger
labeling someone with only one characteristic or perspective that you know about them and being blind to a wider view
a response to stress and societal oppression; not simply explained away as a family's or group's "culture."
someone who is unable to read or write