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WINDOW ROCK, Ariz.—The Navajo Nation is in mourning.

President Russell Begaye ordered flags across the Navajo Nation to be flown at half-staff from sunrise on June 9 to sunset on June 12, 2015, in honor of the late Navajo Code Talker Bahe Ketchum.

Ketchum passed at the age of 96 at 9:20 a.m. today in Flagstaff.

President Ben Shelly
Vice President Rex Lee Jim
THE NAVAJO NATION

CONTACT:
Charmaine Jackson
Communications Director
Office of the President & Vice President

Office: (928) 871-7884
Cell: (928) 637-5507
charmainejackson@navajo-nsn.gov

Media Advisory
August 12, 2011

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