Program Type:Activity, Discussion, Literacy, Technology
Age Group:Kids and Families
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue.
This event is part of Native Voices, the community-wide initiative to illuminate the historic legacy, current lives, and ongoing contributions of Native Americans in Lake Forest and Lake County. For all events, visit the community calendar.
Know Before You Go
Support for this event is provided by the Friends of Lake Forest Library.
To reserve your spot, please scroll down and complete the registration form below.
This event is in-person.
To borrow a copy of the book to read before the discussion, visit the Children's Circulation Desk.
You are welcome to attend even if you haven't finished the book.
Please inform Library staff prior to or during the event if you do not want to be in photos and videos. Review the full Photography and Recording Policy.