From the Field (and our blog)

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A historic black and white photo of two native american men in combat fatigues operating a radio in the jungle.

In World War I and World War II, Native American soldiers, sailors and marines used their native languages to develop codes that could not be broken. Those men became known as Code Talkers and their courage and creativity saved many American lives.

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A Native American woman in elaborate traditional clothes dances in front of a Native American mural in a large room.

It’s time to celebrate the rich histories, diverse cultures and important contributions of our nation’s first people. Interior works to honor the nation’s trust responsibilities and special commitments to American Indians and Alaska Natives.

From the Department

Grand Canyon

Highlights of Secretary Zinke's October 13 visit to Grand Canyon National Park

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A Wall of Faces in the Flight 93 National Memorial Visitor Center displays pictures of the 40 passengers and crew of Flight 93.

When tragedy strikes, Americans mourn as one people, under one flag.  An attack on one of us is an attack on us all.

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Secretary Zinke stands by a large window looking out at the blue sky.

I would like to take the time to highlight and thank the entire Department of the Interior team in the Gulf of Mexico and around the Country for their continued efforts in the wake of the catastrophic events caused by Hurricane Harvey.