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American Indian Lecture Series: Gary Robinson (Cherokee/ Choctaw)

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Saturday, May 19th @ 1:00 PM


American Indian Lecture Series: Gary Robinson (Cherokee/ Choctaw)

Author and documentary filmmaker Gary Robinson (Cherokee/ Choctaw) will chronicle the important and vast history of American Indians serving in the United States Military with a fascinating discussion in Heritage Court of his two books, The Language of Victory: American Indian Code Talkers of World War I and World War II and From Warriors to Soldiers: A History of American Indian Service in the United States Military.

A screening of his documentary, Language of Victory, will also be featured.This stunning film reveals how American Indian soldiers from at least twenty tribes used their native languages to send secret military messages in two world wars—languages that were never deciphered by enemy forces and consequently played a pivotal role in American victories.

Admission:
Museum Admission Rates Apply / Free for Autry Members

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The Autry in Griffith Park
4700 Western Heritage Way
Los Angeles, CA 90027-1462

 

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