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WWII Code Talker Levi Oakes Honored at AFN and House of Commons

 

After honoring Levi Oakes in the House of Commons, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau thanked Levi personally for his military service as a Mohawk Code Talker.

The 96-year-old veteran, Levi Oakes, Akwesasne is the last surviving Mohawk code talker, according to the U.S. Congress. On Tuesday, December 4, Oakes was honored at the Assembly of First Nations and later in the day, received a standing ovation f...



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