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Wilmas Way HomeTion As leader and advocate she reinvigorated her constituency by empowering them to identify and solve community problemsThis beautiful addition to the Big Words series will inspire future leaders to persevere in empathy and thoughtful problem solving reaching beyond themselves to help those around them Moving prose by award winning author Doreen Rappaport is interwoven with Wilma's own words in this expertly researched biography illustrated with warmth and vivacity by Linda Kuk. This short book about an amazing woman is one that should be included in school and library collections Wilma Mankiller and her family faced very modern very understandable problems in life but they were combined with bad government policies and petty bigotry at all levels She fought against those things and for a better life for her family and not only the Cherokee but all of the people in her home state of Oklahoma From little things like providing running water to people who had never had it to bigger things like trying to raise people up out of abject poverty her goals were important ones Since this was also set in the context of regaining the rights of Cherokee women in a time when women's rights in general were being argued this was extra important Once the Cherokee saw who she was and what she could do her final election was a landslide in her favorThe amazing thing is that she did this with major illness and serious injuries from a traffic accident ones that reuired the then newish kidney transplant operation to replace her non working ones Highly recommended and a very uick read in this format basically a longish picture book

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Read & download ☆ Wilmas Way Home Å PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ As a child in Oklahoma Wilma Mankiller experienced the Cherokee practice of Gadugi helping each other even when times were hard for everyone But in 1956 the federal government uprooted her family and moved them to As a child in Oklahoma Wilma Mankiller experienced the Cherokee practice of Gadugi helping each other even when times were hard for everyone But in 1956 the federal government uprooted her family and moved them to California wrenching them from their home friends and traditions Separated from her community and everything she knew Wilma felt utterly lost until she found refuge in the Indian Center in San Francisco There she worked to build and develop the local Native community an. Wilma Mankiller represents the best of what a leader can be She empowered believed in advocated for and helped peoplePrior to reading this picture book I knew little about Wilma Mankiller but now I am inspired to learn and to follow her leadership example

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D championed Native political activists She took her two children to visit tribal communities in the state and as she introduced them to the traditions of their heritage she felt a longing for homeReturning to Oklahoma with her daughters Wilma took part in Cherokee government Despite many obstacles from resistance to female leadership to a life threatening accident Wilma's courageous dedication to serving her people led to her election as the first female chief of the Cherokee Na. Wow Hearing and learning the truth of our nation's history can be so very poignant thankful for this book from Disney Books for making it real in a relatable way for our kiddos Cheering them on for these star efforts in educating all of us