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Bighorse, Tiana

Summary: Gus Bighorse's account of Navajo history as told to his daughter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Arizona Press 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BIG HORSE TIANA BIG

Crow, David

Summary: "Growing up on the Navajo Indian Reservation, David Crow and his siblings idolized their dad. Tall, strong, smart, and brave, the self-taught Cherokee regaled his family with stories of his World War II feats. But as time passed, David discovered the other side of Thurston Crow, the ex-con with his own code of ethics that justified cruelty, violence, lies--even murder." -- Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sandra Jonas Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CROW, DAVID CRO

Pasternak, Judy

Summary: "Yellow Dirt offers readers a window into a dark chapter of modern history that still reverberates today. From the 1940s into the early twenty-first century, the United States knowingly used and discarded an entire tribe for the sake of atomic bombs. Secretly, during the days of the Manhattan Project and then in a frenzy during the Cold War, the government bought up all the uranium that could...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Press 2010

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Nez, Chester.

Summary: A retired Marine and Navajo Indian describes his experiences as one of twenty-nine top-secret code talkers during World War II and how his life growing up on the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo Reservation prepared him for his service.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 940.54 NEZ, CHESTER Nez

Bruchac, Joseph

Summary: "As a boy, Chester Nez was taught his native language and culture were useless, but he was later called on to use his Navajo language to help create an unbreakable military code during WWII"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2018

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Nez, Chester.

Summary: Chester Nez, the last surviving member of the original twenty-nine code talkers, discusses his life growing up in the Checkerboard Area of the Navajo reservation, and shares the story of how he helped the United States develop and implement a secret military language based on his native language during World War II that became the only unbroken code in modern warfare.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Caliber 2011

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Holiday, Samuel

Summary: "Samuel Holiday was one of a small group of Navajo men enlisted by the Marine Corps during World War II to use their native language to transmit secret communications on the battlefield. Under the Eagle ranges from Holiday's childhood years in rural Monument Valley, Utah, into the world of the United States's Pacific campaign against Japan--to Kwajalein, Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima. Central to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5486 HOLIDAY, SAMUEL HOL

Dunlay, Thomas W.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CARSON, KIT DUN

Baker, Brynn.

Summary: "Discusses the heroic actions and experiences of the Navajo code talkers and the impact they made during times of war and conflict"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2016

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