Monday, May 9, 2016

Women Play Important Roles in Cherokee Culture and Government

 Chief Wilma Mankiller, The Cherokee Nation. Image Courtesy of Native News
Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller, The Cherokee Nation.
Image Courtesy of Native News
March 21, 2016.
Principal Chief Bill John Baker of the Cherokee Nation, on Native News, has written a thoughtful and reflective article about strong women within the Cherokee Nation and a few examples of current leaders.

"Historically, the Cherokee Nation is a matrilineal society so we have always looked to strong women for guidance and leadership. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, this fact is as true today as ever."

To read the full articleclick here.

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