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Mankiller, Wilma

Syllabification: Man·kil·ler, Wilma
Pronunciation: /ˈmanˌkilər
 
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Definition of Mankiller, Wilma in English:

( 1945–2010), US Cherokee Nation tribal leader 1985–95 and historian; full name Wilma Pearl Mankiller. A women’s rights activist, she wrote Mankiller: A Chief and Her People (1993).

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