Name: Jeff Ballew, Zack, Jeff Jr., and Pete Ballew
Tribe: Pokagon Band, Potawatomi
Tribal Position: Former Councilman.
Education: Ninth grade, Army GED, some college-University of Ohio, Cum Laude Grad.
Favorite Sports: Lacrosse.
Hobbies/Special Interests: Language.
Ways you celebrate being an American Indian: Ceremonies, life.
Ways you preserve your culture and heritage: By listening to Elders, observing their directions, directives.
Do you speak your tribal language? Semi-fluent.
Misconceptions: We haven’t gone away.
Offensive words/actions: Self-righteous Americans.