There are only five living Navajo Code Talkers: Peter MacDonald, Joe Vandever Sr., Samuel F. Sandoval, Thomas H. Begay and John Kinsel Sr. These are their stories.
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The seventh annual Gathering of Warriors Veterans Summit hosted by the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, Native Wellness Institute, and VA Office of Tribal Government
The fifth annual Veteran Benefit Expo, the state’s largest veteran benefit resource event, will be held in Pendleton next week, July 27th at the Pendleton
Native American soldiers like Mr. Oakes helped Allied forces prevail in World War II with an impenetrable code based on indigenous languages.
Fleming Begaye Sr., one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers from World War II, has died at the age of 97.
A $15 million memorial honoring Native American and Alaskan Native military members and veterans is set to open next year in Washington.
Of the 317,000 veterans in Oregon, 3900 are Native American. Historically, the First Nations have enlisted at higher rates than any other demographic, despite not
Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs signs historic agreement for veteran services with Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation
The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) and Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Oregon State Capitol last week that will enable the tribal government to establish its first-ever tribal veteran service office.
A retrospective of the beloved Oregon artist’s work, “Things You Know But … Central Oregon Veterans Ranch founder and executive director Alison …
The Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs (ODVA) and Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at the Oregon State Capitol
On its way out the door, the 115th Congress passed a pair of bills aimed at improving education and other aspects of the transition from
“We Became Warriors Again”: Why World War I Was a Surprisingly Pivotal Moment for American Indian History
When Congress in 2008 declared the Friday after Thanksgiving to be Native American Heritage Day, the resolution made only passing mention of why that timing