Lesson 4: History of Being Forgotten

As a capstone for the code talkers mini-unit this lesson plan is meant to emphasize the high enlistment numbers of Native Americans in military service throughout U.S. history. By analyzing the enlistment data, students will seek to understand why Native American communities served at the highest per capita compared to other ethnic groups. Ultimately, this lesson plan seeks to understand why Native Americans continually join war time efforts despite injustices the U.S. state has perpetuated against Native American communities.

Lesson 4: History of Being Forgotten