May 2018

Meeting with a Navajo Code Talker

Meeting with a Navajo Code Talker

Recently, Amizade volunteer Theresa Ferraro alongside her friends from Weatherby…

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Sharing and learning in the Navajo Nation

Sharing and learning in the Navajo Nation

By Amizade alum Kira Traxler When given the option to…

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Amizade’s March Madness

Amizade’s March Madness

           1. APPALACHIA: In March, around…

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Navajo Nation: Something I Never Expected

Navajo Nation: Something I Never Expected

The only expectation I had for my first trip to…

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Santa Clara Track Team Runs in Tuba City

Santa Clara Track Team Runs in Tuba City

March 2014 marked Santa Clara University’s 10th consecutive year partnering…

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Chester Nez, Last of the Navajo Code Talkers

Chester Nez, Last of the Navajo Code Talkers

Chester Nez was among the first group of Navajo Code Talkers recruited in 1942, often referred to as the “Original 29.″ These 29 were the first to devise the code based on the Navajo language and chosen as a because its syntax and tonal qualities were almost impossible for a non-Navajo to learn, and it had no written form. The code was incredible successful and was never deciphered by the Japanese.

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"Middle of Somewhere" – The Navajo Nation

"Middle of Somewhere" – The Navajo Nation

I met the student group at the Phoenix airport and…

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International Volunteer Day 2011

International Volunteer Day 2011

Today, December 5th, we celebrate the culmination of an online initiative by United Nations Volunteers to mark International Volunteer Day 2011– an initiative intent on showing the world why volunteering matters. Since October, UNV has been accepting photo submissions that document volunteer action from every country across the globe—that’s right, every country

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Celebrating Navajo Code Talkers Week, August 14 – 19, 2011

Celebrating Navajo Code Talkers Week, August 14 – 19, 2011

From 1942 to the end of World War II, more…

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