Wilma Mankiller



Age: 64


Summary: tribal chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma from 1985 to 1995 considered as one of the few women ever to lead a major Native American tribe, but who had battled lymphoma, breast cancer, and several other health problems.



Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer


Born: November 18, 1945


Died: April 6, 2010


Location: Tahlequah, Oklahoma