Honor Late in Coming

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Just before the Memorial Day weekend, the news broke that New Mexico State Senator John Pinto walked on at age 94. Pinto was one of very few surviving Navajo code talkers from WWII. In the hope of finding exactly how many survive, I looked at a list on line and quickly discovered it was not up to date because some I knew personally are not shown to have walked on when I know they have. But I got sucked into the list, which I had never seen before, and…

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Steve Russell

Steve Russell

Enrolled Cherokee, 9th grade dropout, retired judge, associate professor emeritus, and (so far) cancer survivor. Memoir: Lighting the Fire (Miniver Press 2020)

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