Now conveniently gif'd!

Please celebrate appropriately, like Leslie Knope would want us to, by showing me your feminist heroes, GT! I'd like to get this going and bump this post throughout the month, making a central omnibus place for Women's History Month.

I'll start with Wilma Mankiller, 1st Woman Cherokee Chief. Reading her autobiography, Mankiller, as a freshman was an eye opening experience into feminism and the atrocities committed against Native Americans. Mankiller led an incredible life, ultimately changing and improving the lives of so many Cherokee people.

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"Prior to my election, young Cherokee girls would never have thought that they might grow up and become chief."