Nez, 91 when the students interviewed him in June 2012, is the last of the original 29 Navajo code talkers
, the group that created the code and used it in battle in the South Pacific.
Using a military communications code based on the Navajo language, several hundred Navajo tribe members served as code talkers
for the United States during World War II.
This is the story of the Navajo Code Talkers
, who left high desert country to storm tropical jungles, armed only with their language and a rare courage in the face of fire.
While "Oz" and "Ellen" are the only two talkers
drawing a larger overall audience than last year, several others have improved in the key demos.
Identifying "late talkers
" early could allow parents to intervene at an early age with language coaching and other methods proven to help speed up children's development, researchers said.
The origins of Native American Code talkers
dates to the First World War when Native American radiomen began transmitting messages in their native languages in the wake of constant code breaking by the Central Powers.
: The First and Only Memoir by One of the Original Navajo Code Talkers
of WWII, by Chester Nez with Judith Schiess Avila, Berkley Books, 320 pages, $26.95.
True Whisperers: The Story of The Navajo Code Talkers
Things change when Mina enters the scene and introduces Will to The Order, an elite group of ghost talkers
who use their paranormal powers to clear ghosts away.
Andrew Whitehouse and colleagues at the University of Western Australia, followed late talkers
into their teens in an unusual long-term study and found that they were no more likely to be shy, depressed or aggressive than their peers as they great up.
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The Navajo Nation and America lost a great warrior with the passing of "one of the 29" Navajo Code Talkers