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Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII - LIFE on the NAVAJO RESERVATION

Navajo Head Chief - Manuelito Native-Americans and First Peoples  Visual Arts

In this image we see Manuelito, who was acclaimed head-chief of the Navajo in 1855. Image online via Navajo People.

 

Although life was hard for the Navajo people, just before the outbreak of World War II, they still found time to have fun - especially after the fall harvest. Fairs were important to them, as depicted in these photographs taken in the 1930s:

How were the Navajo educated before World War II? How were they governed? How prepared would the Code Talkers be to undertake one of the most important responsibilities ever given to any soldier during any war?

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Author: Carole D. Bos, J.D. 5124stories and lessons created

Original Release: Jun 01, 2002

Updated Last Revision: Jan 16, 2016


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