The controversy about President Trump’s comments at the event recognizing the Code Talkers has created an opportunity for teachers to highlight their work. Here are some resources, including materials on the controversy.

I’m adding this list to: The Best Online Resources For Teaching & Learning About World War II (Part Two) and to The Best Sites For International Day Of The World’s Indigenous People:

Navajo Code Talkers: Resources For History Teachers

Code-Talking is from The Smithsonian.


Families of Navajo Code Talkers decry Trump’s use of ‘Pocahontas’ is from PBS.

Donald Trump Would Make a Terrible Navajo appeared in The NY Times.

Alfred Newman, one of last surviving Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94 is from USA Today.

Navajo Code Talkers: The last of the living WWII heroes share their stories is from AZ Central.