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American Indians in WWI

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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.

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.

  • Dedication Date: Nov. 11, 2012
54843 Hayward

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”

115 Sixth Street NW
56633 Cass Lake

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


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


54135 Keshena

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

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.

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McCurtain County

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

  • Ernest Moore Viquesney
  • Single figure -- soldier
  • Memorial Hunters Club Submission: Vandelia Graham
  • Dedication Date: 5 September 1925
1109 Honor Heights Drive
74401 Muskogee

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.

4820 She-Nah-Num Dr SE
98513 Olympia

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.

  • Dedication Date: July 4, 1996
Confederated Way (Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation)
97801 Mission

The Nix-yá-wii Warriors Memorial is located on the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation in Oregon. It is dedicated to the warriors who have fought in all wars from 1855 to the present.

The dedication stone bears an inscription which reads:

“Nix-yá-wii Warriors Memorial

This memorial will forever remember our people

The cause, Umatilla and Walla Walla Indians

Who honorably served and protected our way of life, our

Country and traditional homeland in times of war and peace.

Dedicated July 4, 1996”

To the left and right of the dedication stone are listed individual veteran’s names.

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McCurtain County

The Noel Johnson Code Talker Bridge is located on US-259 -- near Eagle Fork Creek, south of Smithville. 

  • Dedication Date: April 19, 2012
6513 U.S. 40
84026 Fort Duchesne

This memorial is located within the Northern Ute Veterans Memorial Park. It consists of four large stone walls and a statue. Each stone wall bears one, or more, plaque(s) inscribed with a dedication or veterans names. The statue resembles a Native American warrior riding a horse. 

The dedication inscribed upon a plaque at the entrance to the park reads: "This memorial - monument is dedicated to the families and veterans who served honorably in service of their country and people."

Another dedication inscribed upon a black granite pedestal near the center of the park reads: "In grateful memory of those who died in service of their country in military operations in various conflicts from the world wars to the present time. They stand in the unbroken line of patriots who have dared to die that freedom might live and grow, and increase its blessings. Freedom lives, and through it, they live. In a way that humbles the undertakings of most men."

  • Dedication Date: June 23, 2007
Piya Wiconi Administrative Headquarters
57752 Kyle

The Oglala Lakota Veterans Monument is located at the Piya Wiconi Administrative Headquarters in Kyle, South Dakota.

The wall bears than 1,800 names of Oglala Lakota veterans from World War I, WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War inscribed upon bronze plaques. In addition to the plaques, there are two life-size bronze statues, one of a male Lakota veteran and the other of a female Lakota Veteran.

  • Dedication Date: 2007
3294 W Mason St
54313 Green Bay

The Oneida Veterans Wall was made to honor all those who Veterans who served in the Armed Forces. The Oneida people were this countries first allies fighting with George Washington in the Revolutionary War. The wall is a monument to all those who fought and gave their lives for this country. The Oneida Veterans Wall was originally constructed in 2007.  In October 2012, the Wall received a face lift.  The wall has been sealed and the outside wall has received a new look with lettering.

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Pontotoc County

The Otis Leader Code Talker Bridge is located on SH-1 -- 6 miles south of Allen, Oklahoma. 

This memorial is composed of three granite slabs. The slab in the middle bears the names of the eleven charter members and the 95 current members of the Otoe War Mothers Organization. Flanking the middle-slab are two more granite slabs listing the names of Otoe veterans who served in the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam and Desert Storm.

A brick walkway with metal railings leads from the road to a concrete circular patio. Above the monuments fly the flags of the United States, Oklahoma, and the Otoe-Missouria Tribe.

  • Dedication Date: 1952

This monument stands in front of the Otoe tribal community center. It is made of grey granite, and bears the image of an eagle inside of which is inscribed:

"Dedicated to the young men of the Otoe Missouri Indians who served in the Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean Campaign."

And along the bottom there is an inscription mentioning the dedicators:

"Presented by Pipestem Family 1952"

  • Memorial Hunters Club Submission: Robert Shay, PH3, USNR-R, 1964-70

Pawhuska, OK Veterans Memorial, featuring a grey granite WW1 wall. This Memorial Plaza was Dedicated in May, 2005

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Johnston County

The Pete Maytubby Code Talker Bridge (Pennington Creek Bridge) is located on SH-7.