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10101 N 90th St
Scottsdale, 85258
(480) 312-7323 https://www.scottsdalelibrary.org/

September 2023

From “Chief” to Code Talker: Four Profiles of the Navajo Code Talkers with Laura Tohe

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Scottsdale Mustang Library Auditorium, 10101 N 90th St
Scottsdale, 85258
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During WWII a group of young Navajo men enlisted in the Marines without knowing that they would be called on to develop a secret code against the Japanese military. This select group of Code Talkers devised a Navajo language code that was accurate, quick, never broken, and saved many American lives. This talk profiles four Code Talkers who reflect on their lives growing up on the Navajo Nation homeland before and after the war, including my father. They returned home…

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