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Code Talkers: Native Heroes, Never Forgotten

As part of native American History Month, we’d like to look back at a favorite blanket, Code Talkers (retired in 2012), which honors the exceptional valor and service of Navajo Code Talkers during WWII. 336 more words


Book Reviews: Three Books About Native Kids

Thunder Boy Jr.
Written by Sherman Alexie • Illustrated by Yuyi Morales
(the most powerhouse team in the history of ever)

Thunder Boy Smith Jr, named after his father, Thunder Boy Smith Sr., loves his father dearly. 943 more words

Children's Books

Unbreakable: Part 1.

This is the first part of a little series dedicated to the Navajo code talkers who served in the US Marines in World War 2. These were men who for half their lives had been told to forget their language and culture, and yet enlisted to defend their country, a country that had more often than not persecuted them and told them that unless they changed they weren’t welcome to be a part of it. 1,943 more words

American History.

when racism and war collide... Black and Native Americans in WWII

Today I have just a few titles, each powerfully portraying the discrimination faced and the valor demonstrated by African American and Native American servicemen.

You Can Fly: The Tuskegee Airmen… 712 more words

Picture Books

ON THIS DAY: August 14, 2016

August 14th is

World Lizard Day

Social Security Act Day

National Navajo Code Talkers Day

International Rosé (wine) Day




Navajo Code Talkers -- Finished!

I am so happy with how this quilt turned out. It has color, texture, and movement. I must say that I am pleasantly surprised. When my friend suggested making this, I mainly did it just to be together. 187 more words

My Favorite Way to Bind a Quilt

There are as many ways to bind a quilt as there are to sew a half square triangle. None of them are wrong. It all boils down to what method works best for you. 1,150 more words