Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two Setting & Symbolism

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Corn Pollen

Ned uses corn pollen each morning in his prayers.

Sennimbari

A sennimbari is a waist cloth made for Japanese soldiers by their mothers, sister, or wives that is thought to protect them in battle. Many Japanese soldiers wore these waist cloths at Iwo Jima.

Ghost Shirt

A ghost shirt is a shirt worn by the Lakota Indians that was thought to protect the warriors from injury in battle.

Boarding School

Ned Begay attends a boarding school at Rehobooth Mission in Gallup, New Mexico, that is run by white people. This school tries to teach Ned that speaking his sacred language and living by the traditions of his people will stop him from finding success in his life.

High School

Ned attends a high school that is closer to his home and has better teachers. It is unusual for Navajo children to continue their education after boarding...

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