palaver \puh-LAV-uhr; puh-LAH-vur\, noun: 1. Idle talk 2. Talk intended to beguile or deceive. 3. A parley usually between persons of different backgrounds or cultures or levels of sophistication; a talk; hence, a public conference and deliberation.
tutelage \TOO-tuhl-ij; TYOO-\, noun: 1. The act of guarding or protecting; guardianship; protection. 2. The state of being under a guardian or tutor. 3. Instruction, especially individual instruction accompanied by close attention and guidance.