Congress honors American Indian code talkers

Representatives of Native American tribes celebrate during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Indian code talkers who used their unique languages as a means of secret communication that enemy troops could not decipher, especially during World War II, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Wallace Coffey, chief of the Comanche Nation in Oklahoma, raises his hand at center. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Representatives of Native American tribes celebrate during a Congressional Gold Medal ceremony honoring Indian code talkers who used their unique languages as a means of secret communication that enemy troops could not decipher, especially during World War II, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013. Wallace Coffey, chief of the Comanche Nation in Oklahoma, raises his hand at center. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
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