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Mankiller : [electronic resource] a chief and her people / Wilma Mankiller and Michael Wallis.

By: Mankiller, Wilma Pearl, 1945-.
Contributor(s): Wallis, Michael, 1945-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxiv, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0312098685 :; 9780312098681.Subject(s): Mankiller, Wilma Pearl, 1945- | Cherokee women -- Biography | Cherokee Indians -- Biography | Mankiller, Wilma Pearl, 1945- | Cherokee (Indiens) -- Biographies | Femmes cherokee | Cherokee (Indiens) -- ChefsDDC classification: 973/.04975/0092 | B Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive | Additional information and access via Open Library
Contents:
Roots -- Turmoil: Hard times -- Trail where they cried -- Child of the Sixties -- Indian Territory -- Balance: Revolution -- Searching for balance -- Full circle -- Homeward bound -- Dancing along the edge of the roof -- Chronology -- Bibliography and suggestions for further reading -- Index.
Summary: The story of the Cherokee Nation is told by Wilma Mankiller, who recounts her life and the racism she faced in her fight to lead it. Wilma Mankiller has been the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation since 1985. She tells her personal story (her political awakening came during the 1970 occupation of Alcatraz island), interwoven with the complex history of the Cherokee Nation.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-281) and index.

The story of the Cherokee Nation is told by Wilma Mankiller, who recounts her life and the racism she faced in her fight to lead it. Wilma Mankiller has been the principal chief of the Cherokee Nation since 1985. She tells her personal story (her political awakening came during the 1970 occupation of Alcatraz island), interwoven with the complex history of the Cherokee Nation.

Roots -- Turmoil: Hard times -- Trail where they cried -- Child of the Sixties -- Indian Territory -- Balance: Revolution -- Searching for balance -- Full circle -- Homeward bound -- Dancing along the edge of the roof -- Chronology -- Bibliography and suggestions for further reading -- Index.

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