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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. 1,947 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

IDF unveils Olah Hadashah Code Talker Unit

By Emily Goldstein and Yuval Weiss

Last Updated 7/15/2016 at 3:10 PM

Tel Aviv, HaKirya: Responding to published reports, the IDF acknowledged the existence of a previously secret unit: an… 319 more words


Navajo code talkers save the day

Saturday, July 8 1944

One of the wounded vets told my father an amazing story yesterday – about how Navajo codetalkers saved his men as they were fighting on Saipan. 125 more words

World War II