Sioux Code Talkers of World War II-FNCR18

Pelican PublishingSKU: 9781455622436

Author:
Andrea M. Page
Grade Levels:
Six, Seven, Eight, Nine
Nation:
Lakota, Plains, Sioux
Book Type:
Hardcover
Pages:
128
Publisher:
Pelican Publishing
Copyright Data:
2017

Price:
Sale price$23.45

Description

Sioux Code Talkers of World War II researched and written by Andrea M Page the grand niece of John Bear King, one of seven Lakota speakers who served as the Lakota Code Talkers under General MacArthur following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.  Much is known about men from the Navajo Nation who served the American war effort as Navajo Code Talkers but little is known about these Lakota warriors. Following over twenty years of interest and research the author has created a fascinating account of these remarkable soldiers and their accomplishments. Their stories were secrets and their stories were unknown to most Americans. Included in the book are translations of actual messages, maps, archival photographs and brief biographical sketches of each code talker. Included is a bibliography and an index. This unique book is recommended for American and Canadian public and school libraries.  Sioux Code Talkers of World War ll has been selected in the Young Adult/Adult Category Longlist for First Nation Communities READ 2018.

 

 

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