Gr. 6; Gr. 7; Gr. 8
Geography--Study and teaching (Middle school);
Students will be aware that Yoruba people believe the name a child bears can influence his/her behavior; therefore, the names given to a child in Nigeria are chosen for their meaning.
Department of Geography
Geographic Alliance of Iowa
©[2012?] Anne Hoeper
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Hoeper, Anne, "What's in a Name?: "Oruko lonro ni" which means "Names affect behavior"" (2012). Open Educational Resources. 255.