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Wilma Pearl Mankiller (November 18, 1945 – April 6, 2010) was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.

Wilma Pearl Mankiller (November 18, 1945 – April 6, 2010) was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.
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Wilma Pearl Mankiller (November 18, 1945 – April 6, 2010) was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation.

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English


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Who was Wilma Mankiller?

2/21/2016
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Wilma Mankiller was the first female to be elected Chief of the Cherokee Nation. Molly and Cristen celebrate the life and accomplishments of Mankiller and discuss the role of feminism in American Indian communities in this episode.

Duration: 00:23:00


StoryCorps in Oklahoma: An Historic "Occupation"

2/21/2016
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This week’s StoryCorps in Oklahoma features multimedia visual artist, poet, and actor, Richard Whitman. Whitman, a member of the Yuchi tribe of the Muscokee-Creek Nation, continues this month’s Native American Heritage series with a rather timely story pertaining to an “occupation” which began nearly 42 years ago, to the day on the island of Alcatraz.

Duration: 00:03:00