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date: 28 September 2023

Mankiller, Wilmalocked

Mankiller, Wilmalocked

  • Danica BrownDanica BrownSchool of Social Work, Portland State University


Wilma Mankiller (1945–2010) was the first female principle chief of the Cherokee Nation. She revitalized the Cherokee Nation and brought her tribe back to a traditional understanding of leadership and ways of being in the world.


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