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Student project on Code Talkers finds a home

A student project on the Navajo Code Talkers has found a permanent home at the Navajo Nation's Monument Valley Park.

Students at Wingate High School produced "Our Fathers, Our Grandfathers, Our Heroes ... The Navajo Code Talkers of World War II" back in 2001. The exhibit ended up on a traveling tour that included a stop at the New Mexico State Capital.

Now the project will be housed permanently at the Monument Valley's visitor center. A dedication will be held this Saturday.

Get the Story:
Code Talker exhibit to open on Saturday in Monument Valley (The Gallup Independent 5/2)

Relevant Links:
Circle of Light Navajo Educational Program - Navajo Code Talkers -
Sen. Jeff Bingaman's Code Talkers' Site -
Harrison Lapahie Jr's Code Talkers' Site -

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