US/Canadian Indian Tribes
Please remember the POW/MIA's in prayer
as well as all actively serving their countries!
Indian Country Reacts!
"We Are Americans Too!"
Long may she wave!!!
English: We support our warriors. ~ God Bless America!
Cherokee: "Aniyosgi Dotsigusdaa. ~ Unelanvhi Wigadoligi Ama Ayetli"
Lakota: "Nahan Akicita unkitawapi ki Owicikiunyapi kte. ~
Wakan Tanka makoce ki la waste kte"
freedom. Prayers and sincerest condolences to the familys
of these brave heros, who will never be forgotten! God
speed to those who continue to sacrafice!! Thank-You!!!
-- Nancy Thomas, Keeper of "the People's Paths!"
November is National American Indian Heritage Month
* American Forces Information Service
"American Indian Heritage Month"
* United States Airforce Celebrates
"National American Indian Heritage Month"
Welcome to the Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Day Home Page ~ November 11
Become Part Of The Cherokee Veterans Memorial
Cherokee Nation Warriors Memorial
Members Wanted for Cherokee Warriors Society
By Rogan Noble, CNO Tribal Veterans Rep.
Cherokee News Path ~ Friday, July 5, 2002
Published, VOL. XXVI, No. 3 - Summer 2002
Cherokee Phoenix And Indian Advocate
| Special Paths |
Informational Sites / Documents |
| Word War I | Word War II | Korea | Vietnam | Gulf War | Iraqi Freedom |
|Military Resources | Civil War | Historical Resources |
| Canadian Resources | Related Organizations |
- NATIONAL WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL Tribute to a Generation
"Dedicated on Saturday, May 29, 2004, the National World War II
Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to all who
served during World War II. The memorial, was established by
the American Battle Monuments Commission, honors all military
veterans of the war, the citizens on the home front, the nation
at large, and the high moral purpose and idealism that motivated
the nation's call to arms. The Second World War will be the only
20th century event commemorated on the Mallís central axis."
2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 501, Arlington, Virginia 22201
- CODE TALKERS MEMORIAL Wesley Bolin Plaza,
Arizona State Capitol, Phoenix. Honoring
Those Brave Native American Soldiers Who
Developed "The Code That Was Never Broken".
- SOUTHWEST INDIAN FOUNDATION CODE TALKERS MEMORIAL
The creator of the Code Talker Memorial, Oreland C. Joe (Navajo/Ute),
is a world-renowned artist whose work has entranced many over the years.
- NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL
" The Highground is honored to have been chosen as the
home of The National Native American Vietnam Veterans
Memorial. Unanimous approval for this decision was given
at the annual conference of the National Congress of
American Indians held in Denver, CO in 1994."
- MICHIGAN VIETNAM MEMORIAL Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
[Home to the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe!]
- THE FIRST VIETNAM VETERANS NATIONAL MEMORITAL
Post Office Box 608, Angel Fire, New Mexico 87710
Phone: 505-377-6900 - E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- J.D. Challenger Print "Ashes to Dust" Signed by the Artist
Special edition to benefit the Memorial --- $250
View print of Native American GI with Huey in background.
- "ANGEL FIRE" The Vietnam Veterans National Memorial
This Memorial is located in Angel Fire, New Mexico, in the
beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountain range, northern New Mexico.
- THE VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORIAL WALL PAGE
"Dedicated to honoring those who died in the Vietnam
War. Since it first went on line in 1996 it has evolved
into something more. It is now also a place of healing
for those affected by one of the most divisive wars in
our nation's history."
- VIRTUAL WALL ~ VIETNAM VETERANS MEMORITAL
From the preamble of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial:
"In honor of the men and women of the armed forces
of the United States who served in the Vietnam War.
The names of those who gave their lives and
of those who remain missing are inscribed..."
- American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma
SUPPORT OUR TROOPS!!! "The American Indian Chamber
of Commerce of Oklahoma urges you to support the brave
service men and women who have committed their lives
in service to our country. They appreciate any letters
from home and/or care packages that you can provide."
(See Current List of Contact Information for Troops!)
- POW MIA Dress "My name is Rebecca Payne. I am Tanina Athabascan
& Cherokee, and a former Miss N.I.V.A. (Northwest Indian Veterans
Association). I was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. My mission
is to gather as many names as possible of people whom we have lost
because of War and the attacks of September 11th, 2001.
- You Can Show Support to Our Soldiers!
- USO 'We Deliver America' "Operation Enduring Freedom"
- Support Our Soldiers "Message from the 25th Infantry Division Association"
- VetNet ~ The Veteran Net Index 'Americans supporting Americans'
"We are Americans supporting Americans, nothing more, nothing less.
We stand united as a body of diverse peoples with a common bond;
we love our country and support the men and women who put
themselves in harms way to protect her."
- To any service member! Welcome to America Supporting
Americans message service for viewers wishing to express their
support for our service members deployed world-wide.
INFORMATIONAL SITES / DOCUMENTS
- Native American Women Veterans Site by Angela Loomis.
"Native American Women's Contributions to the U.S. Military!"
Calling all Native American Veterans to share their stories
of service. Please send your military stories!
- Home Of Heroes ~ Site by Doug Sterner
HomeOfHeroes.com, Inc., P.O. Box 122, Pueblo, CO 81003
- Heart of Texas Marine Corps League Hewitt, Texas (Waco TX)
Site by Ben of Waco Texas, USA
Proud Marine and proud to be Cherokee!
- Red Eye Video ~ Warriors 'Native American Viet Nam Vets'
- Native American Viet Nam Vets "...dreams, why they went,
warrior tradition, stereotypes coming home, post-traumatic
stress, being "hardcore", leadership, pride."
- American Indian Heritage Month ~ Web Special Reports
Broadband Connections, Flash ~*~ Modem Connections, HTML
"Defense Link ~ U.S. Department of Defense"
- Direct Home Loans for Native American Veterans Living on Trust Lands
VA Pamphlet 26-93-1, Revised June 1993 Department of Veterans Affairs
- Oversight Hearing Before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
on Native American Veterans Issues Wednesday, May 21, 1997,
9:30 a.m. 485 Russell Senate Office Building. Witness List
- Chairman's Statement Regarding Native American Veterans Issues,
May 21, 1997 Prepared Statement of Ben Nighthorse Campbell,
Chairman, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Hearing
WORLD WAR I
- The World War I Document Archive "This archive of primary documents from World War I has been assembled by volunteers of the World War I Military History List (WWI-L). The archive is international in focus and intends to present in one location primary documents concerning the Great War."
- The American Indian in the Great War: Real and Imagined.
By Diane Camurat ~ Preface. Table of Contents.
- The American Indian in the Great War, Real and Imagined.
Part One, Chapter One. The Road to War: "Friendlies" before 1917
- Part One, Chapter Two. ~ Part One, Chapter Three.
- Indian Scouts at Huachuca in the 1920s and 1930s
- The American Indian in the Great War: Real and Imagined
By Diane Camurat: Master's Thesis submitted in 1993 to
the Institut Charles V of the University of Paris VII
WWI and its Consequences: American Indian Service in WWI
Chapter Two: American Indian Service In WWI
WORLD WAR II
- Remembering Pearl Harbor December 7, 1941
From the National Geographic Society.
- Aleutian World War II National Historic Area "In 1996 Congress designated the Aleutian World War II National Historic Area to interpret, educate, and inspire present and future generations about "the history of the Aleut people, and the role of the Aleut people and the Aleutian Islands in the defense of the United States in World War II."
- John Woo's, MGM, spectacular " Windtalkers" centers
on the relationships between the Marines and the Navajo
codetalkers they were assigned to protect during World
War II. Visit the official Windtalkers web site.
- World War II - Iwo Jima ~ Dedication ~ The Battle of Iwo Jima
Site by James Bradley, author of "Flags of Our Fathers".
- Navajo Code Talkers Web site by Harrison Lapahie Jr. "This web site is dedicated to my father, Harrison Lapahie, a Navajo Code Talker during World War II, the Navajo Code Talkers, and all Navajo men and women who have stepped forth and gallantly fought in all of the U.S. great wars. These Navajo Warriors have been a vital part of every American war since their last treaty with the United States in 1868. It is the bravery and courage of these Navajos that helped to make the United States the free and proud place it is today."
- Navajo Code Talker Association "Contact a Code Talker"
- Senator Jeff Bingaman's Code Talkers "During World War II, at a time when the Japanese possessed the ability to break almost any American military code, the Navajo stepped forward and developed the most significant and successful military code of the time."
- Chocktaw Code Talkers of WWII Site by Michael Wilson
- Korean War "On behalf of the Secretary of Defense, we welcome you to the Korean War Commemoration web site. This is the official, public access web site for the Department of Defense commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War and is the starting point for all public information regarding events during the commemoration period which runs from June 25, 2000 through November 11, 2003."
- Fact Sheet: Native Americans and Military
Service During Korean War: The Warrier Tradition
- Swift Vets ~ Swift Vets & POW's for Truth
"John Kerry misrepresented his record and ours
in Vietnam and therefore exhibits serious flaws
in character and lacks the potential to lead."
- Welcome to KerryLied.com Vietnam Vets for the Truth, LLC
KERRY LIED . . . while good men died!!! "John Kerry
told the world we were war criminals who raped,
tortured and murdered in Vietnam. Now, thirty
three years later, we will tell America the truth."
- Kerry honored at communist museum "Photograph
hangs in section devoted to war protesters."
Published World Net Daily, Sunday, June 1, 2004
- Winter Soldier.Com "The Winter Soldier Investigation"
- Billy Walkabout 'Most decorated American Indian in the Vietnam War.'
"This painting, by Talmadge Davis, was created to honor a true Cherokee
Warrior and Hero, Billy Walkabout. Walkabout, a full-blood Cherokee,
was the most decorated Native American in the Vietnam war and a member
of Co. F, 58th Inf., 101st Airborne, Rangers." And see " History of the Army."
- Native American Vietnam Veterans War Stories
"Dedicated to the memory of those who served
in the Vietnam War, and all who died there."
- Vietnam Veterans Home Page
"Officially Opened on Veteran's Day, November 11, 1994"
- Matsunaga Vietnam Veterans Project "The Matsunaga Vietnam Veterans Project is a Congressionally-mandated epidemiological survey of the prevalence of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), among Native American and Asian Pacific Islander American Vietnam veterans. The study is designed so that its results will be comparable to the National Vietnam Veterans Readjustment Study. The project required that 300 lay interviews and 100 clinical interviews be conducted with each of the four cohorts of military veterans." National Center for PTSD (Research and Education on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder).
- Gulf War Veterans Resource Pages "Serving the Gulf War Veteran Community Since 1994"
Live Chat * Forums * Mailing List
- American Gulf War Veterans Association "Operation Desert Storm"
Bulletin Board * Hot Info * Coming Events
- Move America Forward "Itís Time We Refocused Our Commitment
To Winning the War on Terror And Supporting Our Troops!"
- dcmilitary.com 'Covering the military establishment of the Washington D.C. area.'
- DENIX 'Defense Environmental Network & Information Exchange' Path to: Public Menu
- American Indian, Alaska Natives & Native Hawaiians "Area dedicated to DoD and Native American partnerships, outreach programs, and cooperative environmental efforts."
- 20th Century Warriors "Native American Participation in the United States Military"
- U.S. Army Center of Military History
- United States Marine Corps "Our mission: To maintain a world-wide web presence for the United States Marine Corps which consists of accurate, timely and professional information."
Marine Corps History ~*~ Navajo Code Talkers
- The Marine Corps University ~*~ MCU Libraries
- Naval Historical Center
- Naval Historical Center "Mission: To enhance the Navy's effectiveness by preserving, analyzing and interpreting its hard-earned experience and history for the Navy and the American people."
- 20th Century Warriors: 'Native American Participation in the United States Military' "American Indians have participated with distinction in United States military actions for more than 200 years. Their courage, determination, and fighting spirit were recognized by American military leaders as early as the 18th century." (Prepared for the United States Department of Defense by CEHIP Incorporated, Washington, DC, in partnership with Native American advisors, Rodger Bucholz, William Fields, Ursula P. Roach. Washington: Department of Defense, 1996.)
- Navajo Code Talkers: A Select Bibliography
- Navajo Code Talkers: World War II Fact Sheet
- American Indian Medal of Honor Winners
- Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary
- The Navajo Code Talkers By L.C. Kukral WWII Committee (Navy & Marine Corps World War II Commemorative Committee 'A service of Navy Chief of Information Office')
- Other Navy and Naval History-related Web Sites
- Naval Historical Center "Mission: To enhance the Navy's effectiveness by preserving, analyzing and interpreting its hard-earned experience and history for the Navy and the American people." (Web site is maintained by NR Naval Historical Center Det. 206)
- Sources on Native American Code Talkers
Navajo Code Talkers: A Selected Bibliography
- Center For Cultural Site Preservation Technology Consolidates administrative, technological and research skills at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station and other Corps laboratories in support of scientific and engineering cultural site protection and preservation work, training, and interagency coordination. Indian Land Areas "Judicially Established 1978"
- Alaska District's Native Liaison! U.S. Army Corps of Enginers Alaska District "The Mission of the Native Liaison for the Alaska District Corps of Engineers is to foster trust and respect while enhancing communication between the Alaska District and the Alaska Native community."
- Reserve Affairs * Office of the Secretary of Defense
"This site is dedicated to today's Reserve force, composed of highly skilled men and women who are continually "re-serving" our nation. It provides information about the policies, programs, and initiatives that OSD/Reserve Affairs manages for the National Guard and Reserve Components of the United States Armed Forces." * Introduction - Roles, Missions, and Operations
* Publications * Civil-Military Innovative Readiness Training: Alaska Road Operation
- The Civil War In Indian Territoy ~ Introduction "As the Southern States seceeded from the Union in 1861, Indian Territory, now known as the state of Oklahoma, also felt the turmoil of the South. The Five Civilized Tribes had wanted to stay neutral, but, finally decided to cast their lot with the Confederate States of America. Some in the Nations stayed loyal to the Union, so, as elsewhere, the Nations were divided." Site by Ethel Taylor
- Missouri Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Director of Communications Brad Cornwell.
- The History Net
- Lakotas Feared Fighters of the Plains ~ By Gregory Laliare
'Cover Page: April 2001 Wild West Feature' "The Teton Sioux, or Lakotas, battled other tribes to become the dominant force on the northern plains and then took on the U.S. Army in an effort to maintain their way of life."
- Long March of Lewis And Clark ~ By John F. Murphy, Jr.
"For 28 arduous and danger-filled months, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led the longest armed reconnaissance in military history."
- WWI Poster Courtesy The Gun Museum! "The museum contains one of
the largest collections of World War I posters. Hundreds are on
display, and many more are stored. Here is just a small sampling."
- World War I & II Choctaw Code Talkers
"Excerpt from the Native American Almanac"
- Tecumseh: His Role in the Cause and Conduct of the War of 1812
Site By Brian Blodgett, currently in the United States Army.
- WAE ~ History, Aviation and Military History CD ROMs "WAE is the world's only CD Rom reseller specializing in history, military history, military interest and aviation CD Rom publications. We have been in the business of selling history, aviation and military history CD ROMs since 1992, providing personalized service and knowledgeable assistance not available from other CD ROM resellers."
- Navy & Marine Corps World War II Commemorative Committee
(A service of Navy Chief of Information Office (703) 695-3161/DSN 225-3161) Navajo Code Talkers Brechling, Colleen and Flora Gonzalez, April 10, 1998
- The First Native American Indian Astronaut John Bennett Herrington (Lieutenant Commander, USN) NASA Astronaut, Born September 14, 1958 in Wetumka, Oklahoma, tribal member of the Chickasaw Nation.
- Lest We Forget "...the Making of the United States of America and all individuals and groups who contributed to its growth and stability" By Bennie J. McRae, Jr.
- Seminole Indian Scouts Historical Society
- Seminole-Negro Indian Scouts
- Seminole Indian Scouts Cemetery Association
- Buffalo Soldiers
- The Wild West of the Seminole Negro Indian Scouts
- Anthony Powell's Portraits In Black ~ The Buffalo Soldiers
- Native American History and Culture
- Indian Territory - Oklahoma
- U.S. Army Vietnam Combat Art by combat artist Jim Pollock, Site includes; "U. S. Army Official Documents About Vietnam And Art Combat Art Program"[**NOTE: Moving and educational!]
- Memorial Dazed By Gregory McNamee "UA Professor Tom Holm, of Creek and Cherokee descent, Paints A Burning Portrait Of American Indian Veterans of Vietnam." (Book review: published May, 23, 1996 in the Tucson Weekly)
- Aboriginal Veterans Canada's Warrior's "Aboriginal Veterans include First Nations People, Inuit, and Metis; who have served in the Canadian Forces or its War or Peace time Allies."
- A Tribute to Canada's Native Aboriginal veterans
"Dedicated to Native war veterans, their families and descendents."
- 'Veterans Affairs Canada' Path to: Contents
- Tennessee Native Veterans Society Co-founders: John W. Hedgecoth and Pamela Pry "An Intertribal Organization of men and women volunteers to honor and assist Native American Veterans. We will act as a contact between the Native Community and VA Health Services and other agencies to promote awareness of medical and spiritual needs as well as educate others as to the cultural differences." Crossville, Tennessee
- Code Talk "A federal inter-agency Native American website that provides information for Native American communities. Code Talk is hosted by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Native American Program."
- Wisconsin Warriors: Interviews with Native American Veterans By Dawn Scher Thomae [Article from LORE magazine (vol. 43, no. 3 (September, 1993), p. 9-18), courtesy Milwaukee Public Museum, Inc.]
- S.O.S. 'Support Our Soldiers' "...every single solder is someone's brother or sister, father or mother, husband or wife, son or daughter. But, not every single soldier has someone to support them from home." Rebecca Young, Fort Bragg NC
- Cyber Seals "Our Motivation is clear ~ To uphold the honor of our teammates."
- Operation Just Cause...for as long as it takes! "Operation Just Cause is a non funded assembly of persons from around the world, united in their desire to achieve the fullest possible accounting of Americans missing and unaccounted during the Vietnam war and all wars. The object of Operation Just Cause is for individuals to adopt an unaccounted for American and work within the law to obtain that accounting from the governments of the United States, China, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Cuba and the former USSR."
- Native American Women with Military Service "Recognition
for Native American Women who served in the Military."
For information on American Indian Women in the Military,
please contact: Brenda Finnicum, Freeville, New York
- Women In Military Service 'For America Memorial' "The Women In Military Service For America Memorial is a unique, living memorial honoring all military women - past, present & future. Situated on 4.2 acres of land at the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery, the Women's Memorial is the nation's first major national memorial honoring women who have served in our nation's armed forces during all eras and in all services."
- The Northwest Indian Veterans Association (NIVA), "A nonprofit organization serving as the Veterans Committee of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians (ATNI) by Resolution #89-32, was founded to serve the needs of the Northwest Indian Veteran Community. It was created to insure access to the Veterans Administration health care systems and all entitlement and benefits." Vancouver Medical Center, Portland, OR
- Welcome to North American Iroquois Veterans Association "The NAIVA is a not-for-profit organization, having members residing throughout North America."
- Pawnee Indian Veterans "The Pawnee Indian Veterans Organization was organized immediately following the 1946 Homecoming and Powwow which was held to honor the returning servicemen and women from the battlefields of World War II and to remember those who made the supreme sacrifice. That initial Homecoming was organized by the Pawnee Indian Veterans of World War I."
- Southern Wyoming Intertribal Veterans Association
- The Vietnam-Era POW/MIA Database ~Federal Research Division
- The National Veterans Organization of America El Paso, TX
"Dedicated To The Preservation And Enhancement Of Veterans Benefits"
- AII POW-MIA "Welcome to Advocacy & Intelligence Index For POWs-MIAs Archives. Here you will find reports, testimony, statements, depositions, documents, news, articles, lists, updates and announcements on POWs and MIAs from ALL wars."
- The U.S. Veteran Dispatch "Welcome to the Veterans most privileged information source."
Ted Sampley - Publisher Queen Street Press
- The 10th Kansas Veteran Volunteer Infantry Homepage
"Dedicated to the Men and Women who fought the war in the West."