Navajo warriors the great secret /

Navajo soldiers in World War II used their unwritten Native American tongue as an unbreakable code language. Ironically the U.S. military used the Native American language as a potent instrument of war. Successive generations of young Navajo men who fought in the elite division of the U.S. Marine Co...

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Main Author: Luchack, Allyson
Corporate Authors: Bonne Pioche (Firm), Filmakers Library, inc, France 2 cinéma (Firm), Idéacom inc
Other Authors: Nadeau, Jacques, Normandeau, Josette D., Priou, Emmanuel
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York, NY Filmakers Library 2003, 2003
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Navajo soldiers in World War II used their unwritten Native American tongue as an unbreakable code language. Ironically the U.S. military used the Native American language as a potent instrument of war. Successive generations of young Navajo men who fought in the elite division of the U.S. Marine Corps, relate their stories in this film. Reveals how their strong Navajo cultural identity and spiritual references correlated with traditional Marine Corps values and a passionate patriotism
Item Description:A co-production France-Canada
Physical Description:1 online resource (50 min.)