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Wilma Pearl Mankiller
(1945-2010) born on
Nov 18
US-American Indian Cherokee chief. She was the first woman to serve as the chief of a major North American Indian tribe; Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, 1985-87.
         
   
F
A lot of young girls have looked to their career paths and have said they'd like to be chief. There's been a change in the limits people see.

R
Everybody is sitting around saying, 'Well, jeez, we need somebody to solve this problem of bias.' That somebody is us. We all have to try to figure out a better way to get along.
A
I want to be remembered as the person who helped us restore faith in ourselves.
N
She likened her job to "running a small country, a medium corporation, and being a social worker."
K
I've run into more discrimination as a woman than as an Indian.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
R: In "Parade," 3 Jan 1993.
A: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
N: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
K: In "Words of Women Quotations for Success," by Power Dynamics Publishing, 1997.
   


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