Wilma Mankiller

Wilma Mankiller

Chief of the Cherokee Nation

Book - 2006
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This biography studies the life of Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to lead the Cherokee Nation, who is also a well-known author, speaker, teacher, and a strong advocate for Native American and women's issues throughout the United States.
A biography of Wilma Mankiller, the first woman elected chief of the Cherokee Nation, discussing her childhood, her family's move to California in 1956 as part of a government relocation program, her health problems, and her devotion to Native American causes.
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Compass Point Books, c2006
ISBN: 9780756516000
Call Number: jB MANK
Characteristics: 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Chief of the Cherokee Nation


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