Category Archives: Talkers

Emotions run high over new Code Talkers beer can


Natasha Brennan, Indian Country Today via the AP 5 hours ago In this Aug. 14, 2020, photo LT Goodluck holds a beer can honoring his grandfather, Navajo Code Talker John V. Goodluck at the Hellbender Brewing Co., in Washington, D.C. (LT Goodluck via AP) In honor of National Navajo Code Talkers Day, a Washington, D.C., […]

Navajo Code Talkers honored in virtual ceremony


Hundreds of Navajo Code Talkers who helped the Allied forces covertly communicate during World War II were honored in a ceremony Friday. Code Talkers Day is celebrated annually on Aug. 14, the date of the Japanese surrender marking the end of the war. The ceremony is typically held in person but was taken online this […]

The Washington Code Talkers: Navajo president proposes new name for DC football team


After a July review, the majority owner of Washington’s football team has announced that the Redskins’ team name and logo will change. And President of the Navajo Nation Jonathan Nez has a suggestion for that new team name: the Code Talkers. The Navajo Marines used their native language to covertly communicate on the World War […]