Q& A with the Assyrian Club

By Mara Shapiro

NWN interviewed junior Jajji Bako about his Assyrian culture.

Q. What are you most proud of about your culture?

A. I am proud that my culture has been around for thousands of years.

Q. What is your least favorite thing about your culture?

A. I don’t find anything bad about my culture.

Q. What is your favorite meal?

A. Dolma. It’s a  grape leaf wrapped around rice, meat, and tomatoes.

Q. What is the most important holiday?

A. Christmas.

Q. What is the most common misconception(stereotype) about your culture?

A. People think we’re terrorists.