Search: Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller
1945 – 2010
Former Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller was a veteran of the 1960s Native American rights movement and was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation. Her battle with pancreatic cancer ended on April 6.
*Inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame, 1994
*Received Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1998
Biography and other information about this powerful woman.
Brief profile from The National Women’s Hall of Fame.