Poet and author Maya Angelou, America’s first woman in space and a revered Cherokee Nation leader are among female trailblazers whose likenesses will appear on the U.S.
— Wilma Mankiller, the Cherokee Nation's first female principal chief.
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr
Mankiller became one of the United States’ most visible Native American leaders during her 10 years as chief of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, from 1985 to 1995
“Wilma was a humble, spiritual, great leader whose leadership was not only for Cherokee people but for all women and races