Navajo Code Talkers

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    During World War II, the United States military used Navajo and other Native American languages to create unbreakable codes that were used in communication.  Explore the coded language, read a biography of an Arizonan Navajo Code Talker, and try your hand at the code.

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    This lesson is aligned with Arizona State Curriculum Standards and Common Core for Fourth and Eighth Grades but can be adapted for use in other grade levels. 

    This lesson is part of the Daily Life in the 1940s Outreach Trunk.  Rent the complete trunk which explores other events and topics during World War II and the rest of the 1940s.  Find out more on outreach trunks.

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