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There were 400 Native American Marine Code Talkers in World War II from the Navajo, Cherokee, Choctaw, Lakota, Meskwaki and Comanche tribes.

Navajo Code Talkers - HEROES of WWII. These amazing, intelligent, BRAVE warriors helped turn the tide of the war and were on missions with the Marines in the Pacific. Their code remained unbroken. Our hackable technology today could never live up to that standard. They did a great service for this country (their country truly) and the world. And they protected us with the very language they were forbidden to use and beaten for during the EVIL boarding school times! These warriors did what…

Native American code talkers WW2-American Indian code talkers used their Native languages to serve their country and continue the warrior tradition during World Wars I and II.

Matthew Martin ( May 3, 1925 - June 25, 2009) was a Navajo Code Talker during WWII. Martin received a Congressional Silver Medal for his service. He used the Navajo language to transmit unbreakable codes.

The Cherokee never had princesses. This is a concept based on European folktales and has no reality in Cherokee history and culture. In fact, Cherokee women were very powerful. They owned all the houses and fields, and they could marry and divorce as they pleased. Kinship was determined through the mother's line. Clan mothers administered justice in many matters. Beloved women were very special women chosen for their outstanding qualities. As in other aspects of Cherokee culture, there was a…

Frank G. Willetto, an 84-year-old Navajo code talker, renders honors during the playing of the national anthem at a ceremony commemorating the 65th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima at the National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle, Va., Feb. 19, 2010.