From left, Elieia Chapellla, Velma Wadsworth, both from the Hopi Tribe of Polacca, Arizona, Sandy Winneshiek, and Heather Cloud, both from the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin, attend a ceremony on ... more 
From left, Elieia Chapellla, Velma Wadsworth, both from the Hopi Tribe of Polacca, Arizona, Sandy Winneshiek, and Heather Cloud, both from the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin, attend a ceremony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, honoring twenty-five Native American tribes who received Congressional Gold Medal, in recognition of the dedication and valor of the code talkers and their service to the U.S. Armed Forces during WWI and WWII. Chapella and Wadsworth husbands’ were code talkers who served the U.S Armed Forces during WWII. “Code talkers” refers to those Native Americans who used their tribal languages as a means of secret communication during the war. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Manuel Balce Ceneta
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 3:40 PM EST