Cheshewalla featured in documentary

Debbie Cheshewalla

Oklahoma Choctaw member Debbie Cheshewalla is featured in the American Battle Monument Commission’s Centennial documentary Our Promise: 100 Years of the American Battle Monuments Commission where she visits the grave of her uncle Army Private Andrew Perry. Perry entered the military from Oklahoma and became one of the famed Native American Code Talkers who served as radio operators to confound the enemy.

In November 2023, Debbie participated in the documentary screening at the National Museum of the American Indian at the U.S. Customs House in New York City.

Check out Cheshewalla’s story on YouTube.