As learned from the response to Part 1 of this series, some Diné viewers enjoy the sheer entertainment value of “Dark Winds,” setting aside concerns over language and cultural accuracy by saying it's “just a TV show” or “fiction.”
Spreading out a blanket in her Navajo Language 102 class at the University of New Mexico, Esther Yazzie-Lewis shows how one side depicts a map of all the places the Navajo Code Talkers fought during World War II.
Brian Price from Leupp, Arizona, wasn’t sure what he wanted to be when he grew up.
Courtesy photo | Brian Price
As a Navy SEAL, Brian Price carried on a warrior tradition, serving like his grandfathers, Navajo Code Talker Carl Gorman and Navy sailor Leroy Stevens
Little did he know he would go from being a fast runner on the rez to becoming one of the country’s most elite soldiers as a Navy SEAL.