Mary Jo Varga
Name: Mary Jo Varga
Tribe: Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians
Tribal Position: Tribal member, Tribal employee.
Profession: Accounting clerk for tribe.
Education: Some college (still attending).
Favorite Sports: Football.
Hobbies/Special Interests: Shopping.
Ways you celebrate being an American Indian: Ceremonies and pow wows.
Ways you preserve your culture and heritage: Working for the tribe.
Do you speak your tribal language? No (some, very little).
Misconceptions: Handouts and scalping.
Offensive words/actions: Red (Indians) and mascots.