In Praise of Navajo Code Talkers

Navajo Code Talker Peter MacDonald speaking at USS Silversides Museum in Muskegon, Michigan on July 7, 2017. Native News Online photo by Levi Rickert

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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. His 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

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