The 2014 National Native American Heritage Month proclamation stated: "During National Native American Heritage Month, we honor their legacy, and we recommit to strengthening our nation-to-nation partnerships."
Selected images include mounds at Hixson and at Dallas when surveyed in 1936. The Hixson Mound is now inundated by Chickamauga Lake.
Selected Images from Hamilton County
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From U.S. Navy Navajo Code Talkers Fact Sheet:
"At Iwo Jima, Major Howard Connor, 5th Marine Division signal officer, declared, "Were it not for the Navajos, the Marines would never have taken Iwo Jima.'"