August 17, 2011

Navajo Nation Code Talkers Week

Navajo Nation Code Talkers week declaredFor the first time in history, Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly announced that he has issued a proclamation declaring, Aug. 14-19, 2011 as "Navajo Nation Code Talkers Week,' in collaboration with 'National Code Talkers Day.'"

The Shelly-Jim Administration supports our Navajo Code Talkers Association and all veterans. "This year we support and honor our heroes, the Navajo Code Talkers for the week Aug. 14-19, 2011 and recognize them for their bravery, the Navajo military voice code, military service and for saving countless lives," the president said. "We are asking all our tribal members to give thanks to our warriors and to encourage families to teach our children to speak Navajo and carry on our language."
Comment:  For more on the codetalkers, see Guitar Honors Navajo Codetalkers and Only Codetalkers Can Stop Wikileaks?

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