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Wilma Mankiller

Liz Sonneborn

Wilma Mankiller

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Published by Marshall Cavendish Benchmark in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mankiller, Wilma Pearl, -- 1945- -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cherokee women -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • Cherokee Indians -- Politics and government -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Liz Sonneborn.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    SeriesLeading women
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE99.C5 M338 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23631990M
    ISBN 109780761449591
    LC Control Number2009029399
    OCLC/WorldCa427542061


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Wilma Mankiller wrote that her great-great grandfather was listed as Kaskunnee Mankiller, and that he established Mankiller as the family surname. His wife was Lucy Matoy.

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1 reviews. Compiled and edited by Wilma Mankiller, this book is in an interesting format - Wilma asks a question 5/5(1). Disappointing autobiography by the first woman to lead a major Indian nation.

Mankiller made history in when she become principle chief of the Cherokee Nation. She holds the reins of power well, and has been reelected to her post.

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My ability to survive personal crises is really a mark of the character of my people. Individually and collectively, we must react with a tenacity that allows us again and again to bounce.

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