Be a ‘Code Breaker’

By Tim Brannon | Best Practices Nicholas Cage starred in the World War II  movie, Wind Talkers, about Native American Navajo tribe members who used their unique, rare language to transmit messages that the enemy could not understand. Other than making a few coins for the investors of the movie, the 2002 theatrical event was a disaster; bad acting, belittling of the Navajo as a warrior, and wrong portrayals of the use of the native language. The filmmakers did not do the research necessary to properly project the real “code talkers.” In fact, there were even “code talkers” dating back to World War I using the East Tennessee ”Volunteer” Cherokee Indians to relay messages in the clear that the good guys could immediately understand with another bilingual native soldier, without lengthy deciphering. READ FULL ARTICLE>>