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Joseph Oklahombi Code Talker Bridgeloupe
McCurtain County

The Joseph Oklahombi Code Talker Bride is located on SH-98 -- 1.4 miles from Wright City as you're approaching US-70.

Klamath Tribes Veterans Monument loupe
501 Chiloquin Blvd

This monument is located on the Klamath Tribes Administration property. The monument is made of a sculpture of a Native American soldier dressed in a military uniform and wearing a beret. Underneath the sculpture, there is an inscription which reads: “Honoring our veterans” and surrounding the sculpture are the flags of each branch of the military, the U.S.A., and the Klamath Tribes.

Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Veterans Memorialloupe
Nov. 11, 2012

This memorial is dedicated to all Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Veterans. It is located at the junction of County HWY E and Country HWY K. It is composed of three stones: two whitewashed concrete stones that stand on the left and right, and are inlaid with the seals of the branches of the military, and the middle stone that is made of black granite and bears an inscription which reads:

“Dedicated to the Ojibwe women and men who served in the armed forces of the United States, past and present, during war and peace, and to those who fought and continue to fight for the inherent rights of our people. Their love of family, our land, and our people is the source of their devotion and sacrifice. This will never be forgotten.”

“Miigwech Zhimaaganishag Ogichidaa Ogichidaakwe”

Leech Lake Wall of Warriorsloupe
115 Sixth Street NW
Cass Lake

This is a memorial wall bearing small tiles inscribed with veteran’s names, and information about their military service.

Men of Gayhead WWI Memorialloupe

This memorial plaque is located in Aquinnah, Massachusetts, which was known as "Gayhead" until the name was changed in 1997.

The inscriptions on the plaque read:

In honor of the men of Gayhead who served their country in the World War

Samuel J. Anthony, Benjamin L. Attaquin, Solomon M. Attaquin, George L. Belain, William H. Cook, Edmund S. Cooper, George W. Cooper, Herbert N. Cooper, Crosby L. Crocker, Durwood W. Diamond, Theodore E. Haskins, Isaiah P. Haskins, Merrian C. Hayson, Marshall Jeffers, Walter W. Manning, Charles W. Ryan, Grover O. Ryan, Jesse P. Smalley, Russell C. Smalley, Charles W. Vanderhoop, Cummins A. Vanderhoop, David F. Vanderhoop, and Leonard D. Vanderhoop


Menominee Indian War Veterans Memorialloupe

This memorial is dedicated to Menominee veterans from the Civil War to present day. 

Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Veterans Memorialloupe

This memorial is located on Black Jack Road south of Geyser Falls Water Theme Park off of Highway 16. The circular half-wall memorial is made of red granite; the signage on the wall proclaims “Chahta Tushka Siah Okih” – “I am a Choctaw Warrior!” – and is made of cast bronze. The floor is designed with a sunburst pattern with the Tribal seal of the Mississippi Choctaws in the center. Surrounding the seal are logos of the branches of the U.S. Armed Services.

Mitchell Bobb Code Talker Bridgeloupe
McCurtain County

The Mitchell Bobb Code Talker Bridge is located on SH-3, about 1.3 miles east of N4495 Co. Road.

Muskogee Spirit of the American Doughboy - Five Civilized Tribesloupe
1109 Honor Heights Drive
5 September 1925
Ernest Moore Viquesney

Muskogee Spirit of the American Doughboy - Five Civilized Tribes

100 Cities / 100 Memorials

100c 100m wwi centennial plaqueThis monument was dedicated in September 1925 and honors the Native Americans of the Five Civilized Tribes who fought in World War I. It was placed in front of the Soldiers Home in Muskogee, Oklahoma which thereafter became the Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. The statue is one of only two E.M. Viquesney Doughboys honoring Native Americans (the other is in Bullhead, SD).  ERECTED IN COMMEMORATION OF MEMBERS OF THE FIVE CIVILIZED TRIBES, WHOSE RECORD OF ENLISTMENT, CONDUCT IN CAMP, AND FORTITUDE AND VALOR ON THE BATTLEFIELD, ADDED LUSTRE TO THE TRIUMPHANT VICTORY OF OUR COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WAR.  Descending engravings on the blocks on both sides of the monument are the names of the Five Civilized Tribes: CHICKASAW, CHOCTAW, SEMINOLE, CHEROKEE, CREEK. Descending on the blocks on the back are engravings naming historically famous leaders of the tribes: COLBERT, PUSHMATAHA, OCEOLA, SEQUOYAH, OPOTHLE-YAHOLA.

Nisqually Indian Tribe Veterans Memorialloupe
4820 She-Nah-Num Dr SE

This memorial site is located in front of the Tribal Administration Building in Olympia, Washington. The memorial is composed of five black granite stones. Four of the stones represent a branch of the service and have been engraved with the names of veterans both living and dead, while the center stone has the likenesses of Chiefs Quiemuth and Leschi who were murdered in the 1850s while fighting the government for their land and treaty rights.


American Indians in WWI Centennial Commission

Contact: Erin Fehr [email protected]

American Indians in World War I was created by the Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Contributors: Daniel F. Littlefield, Jr. and Erin Fehr

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