Navajo Code Talker Peter MacDonald speaking at USS Silversides Museum in Muskegon, Michigan on July 7, 2017. Native News Online photo by Levi Rickert
Published August 14, 2017
At the ripe age of 89-years-old, Navajo Code Talker Peter MacDonald was before his audience for two hours last month in Muskegon, Michigan. He spoke before a standing-room-only crowd. He was in town to present a lecture as part of the Edward S. Curtis: The North American Indian Special Programs series by the Muskegon Museum of Art.
MacDonald presented a powerful lecture, detailing the genesis of the Navajo Code Talkers.
Navajo Code Talker Peter MacDonald greets a guest in Muskegon, Michigan on July 7, 2017. Native News Online photo by Levi Rickert
Levi Rickert, a tribal citizen of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation, is the publisher and editor of Native News Online. Previously, he served as editor of the Native News Network. He is a resident of Grand Rapids, Michigan.