Mankiller, Wilma (Pearl)

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MANKILLER, Wilma (Pearl)

MANKILLER, Wilma (Pearl). American, b. 1945. Genres: Autobiography/ Memoirs, Cultural/Ethnic topics. Career: Cherokee Nation, Tahlequah, OK, community development director, 1977-83, deputy chief, 1983-85, principal chief, 1985-95; writer. Publications: (with M. Wallis) Mankiller: A Chief and Her People (autobiography), 1993; (foreword) Marilou Awiakta, Selu: Seeking the Corn-Mother's Wisdom, 1993. Contributor of fiction to periodicals. Address: P.O. Box 948, Tahlequah, OK 74465-0948, U.S.A.