Tag Archives: Code Talkers

Veterans Day Book Recommendation

You are likely familiar with the vital role American Indian Code Talkers played in World War II. Soldiers speaking Native American languages including Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota, Meskwaki, and Comanche, used codes based on their languages to get messages safely passed … Continue reading

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Navajo Code Talkers Foundation Requests Community Help

Just as we posted on the topic of Navajo Code Talkers, I received an email from Amy O’Hara who works with the Navajo Code Talkers Foundation.  The organization is gathering information about individual Navajo Code Talkers and would like you … Continue reading

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Native Language Honored or Exploited By Non-Natives?

Last week marked a tribal holiday for Navajo Code Talkers. These brave men served in World War II for U.S. forces, and developed a creative code based off of their Native language. The code was used as a way to … Continue reading

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