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Heroes Till the End: Code Talkers in Their Twilight Years
Do American Indians Celebrate the 4th of July?
The following was originally posted on July 3, 2013 by the National Museum of American Indian and has been updated with more readers’ comments and descriptions...
Code Talker Stories: Penned by a Daughter, With Love
The death of Navajo Code Talker Chester Nez, one of the original 29 who signed up to create the code that was indecipherable to the Japanese military during World War II, marked th...
Last of Original 29 Code Talkers Remembered for Courage and Humility
Most people know, of course, that Chester Nez was a World War II code talker—one of the original 29, in fact, who developed the code that stymied Japanese forces and helped win the...
Chickasaw Veterans Recall Angst of Cuban Missile Crisis
Chickasaw Nation Release
Bob Lawrence remembers exactly where he was during the Cuban Missile Crisis...
He Was Their Last Original Voice, Code Talker Chester Nez Walks On
World War II has been over for more than 65 years, and the outcome of that war has largely been credited to the work of the original 29 Navajo code talkers...
Warriors at Heart: Some of the Native Women Who Served in the Military
During the American Revolution, (1775-1783) Tyonajanegen, a Native American woman married to an American Army Officer, fought alongside her husband on horseback during a battle in ...
Chickasaw elder, Women’s Army Corps vet Beaulah Shavney Dies at 91
A beloved Chickasaw elder and decorated military veteran was laid to rest in Sand Springs, Oklahoma on February 26...
Guinea Pigs: 70 Years Later, National Cancer Institute Studies Nuclear Fallout
Tanya H. Lee
Nearly 70 years have elapsed since the first atomic bomb was dropped—not the ones visited upon Nagasaki and Hiroshima, but the test bombs that were inflicted on unsuspecting New Me...
H-Bomb Guinea Pigs! Natives Suffering Decades After New Mexico Tests
Tanya H. Lee
Much has been made of the dropping of the first atomic bomb on two now-infamous cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and the health-nightmare aftermath...
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