Alysa Landry
1/7/16
A big metal sign in front of Dan Akee’s home reads “Navajo Code Talker Lives Here.” Akee, of Tuba City, Arizona, is one of only 12 surviving Navajo Code Talkers, an elite group of ...
Alysa Landry
11/11/15
Dan Akee raised 12 children in a small brick house he built from scratch in Tuba City, Arizona...
Navajo Nation Release
6/9/15
The Navajo Nation is in mourning...
Navajo Nation Release
8/13/14
The uniform of a Navajo hero is coming home. After more than 15 years of limbo, the uniform of George H. Kirk Sr...
ICTMN Staff
11/1/13
Turtle Island begins celebrating Native American Heritage Month today, with forums, festivals, programming and all manner of commemorations on tap around the country...
ICTMN Staff
11/11/12
In the spring of 1952, Chester Nez had to abandon his studies at the University of Kansas because his GI Bill funding ran out...
ICTMN Staff
8/15/12
On August 4, the Navajo Nation was sad to hear that it lost another Code Talker. Reuben Curley, 96, walked on at his home in Flagstaff, Arizona...
Kelly Koepke
5/20/12
Educator, father, grandfather and respected elder, Samuel Tso, passed away May 9 in Farmington, New Mexico at age 89...
ICTMN Staff
5/10/12
Samuel Tso, 89, a United States Military Veteran and Navajo Code Talker passed away the evening of May 9 at the San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, New Mexico, surround...
ICTMN Staff
1/24/12
On Monday, January 23, the last remaining Navajo Code Talker, Chester Nez celebrated his 91 birthday and in his honor, Albuquerque, New Mexico Mayor Richard Berry declared the day ...