Choctaw Code Talkers
In 1918, not yet citizens of the United States, Choctaw members of the American Expeditionary Forces were asked by the government to use their Native language as a powerful tool against the German Forces in World War I, setting a precedent for code talking as an effective military weapon and establishing them as America's Original Code Talkers.
Educational Resources: Viewer Discussion Guide; Educational Guide
Program Length: 57 minutes
Production Staff: Valerie Red-Horse (Cherokee), Producer/Director/Writer; Gale Anne Hurd, Producer/Writer
Production Companies: Red-Horse Native Productions, Inc. and Valhalla Motion Pictures
Tags: language, citizenship, veterans, choctaw, world war one, history
Product ID: CCTA-10-H