Mankiller, Wilma, 1945-2010
- Existence: 1945-11-18 - 2010-04-06
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Mankiller, Wilma Pearl (1945–2010)
Color original prints of Wilma Mankiller’s state of the Cherokee Nation address.
Wilma Mankiller Collection
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Official and personal correspondence (1977-1995) of Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller and the Cherokee Nation, including correspondence with U.S. Congress members, the National Congress of American Indians, the Cherokee National Historical Society, and tribal council correspondence. The collection includes subject files (1977-1995) on the Native American Rights Fund; the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs central office; the U.S. Indian Affairs Muskogee, Oklahoma, area office; the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes; the National Congress of American Indians, and others. Also included are records regarding educational, industrial, and social programs administered by the Cherokee Nation during Mankiller's tenure; papers relating to Mankiller's books; and genealogical materials on the Mankiller family.