Sit down with a WWII Navajo Code Talker, Sam Tso.
Sam goes into great detail about life on the reservation in the 1920's. Sam tells his story inside the Hogan (Traditional Navajo Home). Discussing his life from the time he was a young boy sent to boarding school.
At about 8 years old with only the clothes on his back Sam goes to boarding school and sees a White man for the first time. Sam recounts the feelings, of being homesick missing his family. Sam also touches on what his Uncle prophesied for him before he passed into the next place.
Follow Sam as he talks about getting drafted into the United States Marine Corps. What it was like learning and using the unbreakable code with other Diné Marines.
Sam Talks about his time on Iwo Jima. Everyone was afraid to die... Sam had a remarkable dream and as he says it the fear left him.
Post WWII Sam rotates back into life. And learns devastating news.
This video was filmed about 15 years ago on a tape. You will see the quality of the video is not what we are used to today. But the quality of the information exceeds much of what we see today.