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POCAHONTAS REFRAMED STORYTELLERS FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS A MASTER CLASS

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Fort Monroe Theater

42 Tidball Road

Hampton, VA 23651

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CODE TALKERS – HOW NATIVE AMERICANS HELPED THE UNITED STATES WIN WWI AND WWII

Professors Dr. Peter Kirkpatrick (VCU) and Dr. Francoise Kirkpatrick (U of R) will present a University style class on two films that explore the little known role that Native Americans played during both World Wars.

Choctaw Code Talkers - In 1918, not yet citizens of the United States, Choctaw members of the American Expeditionary Forces were asked 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.

True Whispers: The Story of the Navaho Code Talkers - Exploring the personal and heartfelt story of the Navajo Code Talkers, True Whispers tells the stories of the young Navajo men recruited from harsh government boarding schools into the Marines during World War II. From 1942-1945, the Code Talkers devised an unbreakable code in their native language and transmitted vital messages in the midst of combat against the Japanese.

Tickets available below or can be purchased on the day of the event at the Fort Monroe Theater, pending availability. All tickets are $25.


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