Native American Authors
Awards and HonorsAmerican Indian Woman of the Year, 1986
Woman of the Year, Ms. Magazine, 1987
John W. Gardner Leadership Award, Independent Sector, 1988
Indian Health Service Award, U.S. Public Health Service, 1989
OSU Henry G. Bennett Distinguished Service Award, 1990
Member of the National Women's Hall of Fame
(Photo courtesy of Facts on File, American Historical Images on File: The Native American Experience )
Online resources by or about Wilma Mankiller:Rebuilding the Cherokee Nation
Author: Wilma Mankiller
Description: Contains the text of a speech given by Mankiller in 1993 at Sweet Briar College.
Wilma Mankiller former Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation
Author: Powersource Gallery /http://www.powersource.com
Description: Biography of Wilma Mankiller from Power Source Gallery.
Author: The National Women's Hall of Fame
Description: A short profile of Mankiller from the National Women's Hall of Fame.
Wilma Mankiller Talks Straight but Makes Mischief, too
Author: Mark Trahant
Description: An article about Wilma Mankiller from the 6/3/00 issue of Canku Ota - A Newsletter Celebrating Native America.
Books by Wilma Mankiller:Mankiller, Wilma. A Chief and Her People
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1993.
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