More than 200 people held vigil outside Winslow police headquarters in support of a shoplifting suspect shot dead by police. Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.azcentral.com Officer responded to Navajo Woman with scissors by shooting her five times.Read more
F by navajo I am trying to live in two worlds. I was born in Utah. My white father descended from the Mormon pioneers. His grandparents were polygamists. My full-blood Navajo mother — who was taken from her family at age five to be assimilated into white culture at the Tuba City Boarding School — joined the Mormon churchRead more
Do history books written by white folks tell the truth about Native Americans? We think not. Here are just some of the lies they tell.
See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations (CNN) — Chester Nez, the last of the original Navajo code talkers credited with creating an unbreakable code used during World War II, diedWednesday at his home in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Navajo Nation President said. He was 93. Nez was one of the 29 Navajos recruited by the U.S. Marine Corps to develop the code thatRead more
See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations The term Code Talkers is associated with the United States soldiers during the world wars who used their knowledge of Native-American languages as a basis to transmit coded messages. In particular,… See on nativeheritageproject.comRead more
See on Scoop.it – 500 Nations This is the story of the Diné, The People, as the Navajos call themselves and there migration to Dinétah. Dinétah is the traditional homeland of the Navajo tribe of Native Americans. See on navajopeople.orgRead more