Wilma Pearl Mankiller was the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation. A liberal member of the Democratic Party, she served as principal chief for ten years from 1985 to 1995. She is the author of a national-bestselling autobiography, 'Mankiller: A Chief and Her People' and co-authored 'Every Day Is a Good Day: Reflections by Contemporary Indigenous Women'. Wikipedia*
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Wilma Mankiller has 11 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1994 with three videos. Most appearances with Bruce Babbitt (2), Al Gore Jr. (2), Bill Clinton (2). Most common tags: Native Americans, American Perspectives, Gender Issues.