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National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Presented by City of Flagstaff and Native Americans for Community Action Inc. (NACA) and Coconino Community College at NACET, Flagstaff AZ

Aug 14 2022
National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Please join us on August 14th to honor and celebrate National Navajo Code Talkers Day

Following is some background information on the National Navajo Code Talkers Day:

There were at least 14 other Native nations, including the Cherokee and Comanche, that served as code talkers in both the Pacific and Europe wars. Using American Indians who were fluent in both their traditional Native language and in English to send secret messages in battle was first put to the test in World War I with the Choctaw Telephone Squad and other Native communications experts and messengers. However,

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Additional time info:

Pre-Event Activities :

8:30am Honor Riders Private Laying of the Wreath

9:00am Hybrid Honor 2K Walk/Run

2K Registration: JMockta@nacainc.org


Event will be held at the NACET Conference Room Located at 2225 N Gemini Rd Flagstaff, Arizona 86001.

**Backup Facility Flagstaff High School Mini Dome Located at 400 W Elm Ave Flagstaff, Arizona 86001.

**Should NACET Activate as the Emergency Management Site in response to flooding, the event will pivot to the backup facility at Flagstaff High School Mini Dome.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.



2225 N Gemini Dr., Flagstaff, AZ 86001

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