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Ceremony honors Standing Rock Sioux code talkers

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FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — Forty-five members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe who served as code talkers during World Wars I and II have been honored posthumously for their service.

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Family members of the former soldiers were presented Congressional Gold Medals during a ceremony in Fort Yates on Thursday. The medals were first presented at a ceremony last month in Washington, D.C.

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