Navajo code talkers

This learning block represents one week’s work. Aim to watch at least one video and choose at least one activity or project to complete.

There are two videos to choose from about Navajo Code Talkers. Feel free to watch one, or both!

The Navajo Code Talkers in their Own Words

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Learn Colours in Navajo

Join Navajo Grandma to learn how to say the names of the colours in Navajo. 

She provides nice, slow, explanations of the new sounds!


The origins of Navajo Language

Listen to a Navajo elder tell you about the origin of the Navajo language. 

Baby Shark in Navajo

Sometimes the easiest way to learn a new language is through singing something you already know in your language.

Here’s Baby Shark in Navajo… just for fun!

The Complexities of Navajo Language

Listen to a Navajo elder discuss the complexities and richness of the Navajo language.

Navajo Code Talker Movie night

Below is a full length movie about the Navajo Code Talkers.

Perhaps you want to choose one and watch it with your family on movie night?

Books About Navajo Code Talkers

Click on a book to buy it from Amazon. Or, you can ask for them at your local library. 

Chester Nez and the unbreakable code Read Aloud

NOw Let’s Have some fun!