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Tracy Wojtas

Tracy Wojtas.
Photograph taken for a college (I.U. South Bend)
photography class self-portrait assignment. Photographed,
processed, and printed by Tracy.

Name: Tracy Wojtas

Tribe: Potowatomi

Tribal Position: Tribal member

Profession: Receptionist, waitress, cook.

Education: Sophomore in college.

Favorite Sports: Hiking.

Hobbies/Special Interests: Photography.

Religion: —

Ways you celebrate being an American Indian: Some tribal office activities, pow wows.

Ways you preserve your culture and heritage: Respect.

Do you speak your tribal language? No.

Misconceptions: Cowboy and Indian movies.

Offensive words/actions: Team names, mascots.