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Women play important roles in Cherokee culture and government, Tulsa World, March 26, 2016
Indigenous Women’s History Empowers Native American Youth, Indian Country Today, March 24, 2016
Har-Ber Village opens for 2016 season, Grand Lake News, March 11, 2016
Women’s History Month: Heitkamp and Tester Highlight #NativeHERoes, Indian Country Today, March 10, 2016
10 Native Actors and Films That Should Have ‘Snagged’ the Oscar, Indian Country Today, Feb. 27, 2016
The Thespian: Five Acts of Kimberly Norris-Guerrero, The Colville Tribal Tribune, Feb. 11, 2016
Best Bets, The Bainbridge Island Review, Jan. 28, 2016
'Cherokee Word for Water' screenings set for next week in four communities, Peninsula Daily News, Jan. 23, 2016
PT Film Fest offers 3 free films this winter, Port Townsend Leader, Jan. 20, 2016
‘The Cherokee Word for Water’ voted top American Indian film, Tahlequah Daily Press, Nov. 6, 2015
The Cherokee Word for Water screening set for San Francisco, Muskogee Daily Phoenix, Nov. 3, 2015
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month in November, Sacramento Press, Nov. 1, 2015
The Cherokee Word for Water, Cowboys & Indians, October 2015
Film Events, The Spokesman-Review, Sept. 18, 2015
'Walking Dead' fans helped fund documentary on Cherokee leader, Tulsa World, July 15, 2015
After music and arts resurgence, is film next in line to take off in Tulsa?, Tulsa World, May 4, 2015
5 to Find: Movies recently filmed in northeastern Oklahoma, Tulsa World, April 22, 2015
Advocacy group wants woman on $20 bill; Mankiller a top contender, Tahlequah Daily Press, April 9, 2015
Gale Anne Hurd Talks Mankiller, ComicBook, March 11, 2015
Broadcast premiere, public screenings for locally produced film, Tulsa World, Feb. 27, 2015
5 Natives Who Should Replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 Bill, Indian Country Today, Jan. 21, 2015
2014: The Year in Arts and Entertainment, Indian Country Today, Dec. 29, 2014
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Remembering Wilma: The Cherokee Word For Water
Wilma Mankiller, the first modern woman chief of the Cherokee Nation, died four years ago this spring, but thanks to a determined effort by her family, friends and the communities she spent her life advocating for, her legacy lives on in film.
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA – The new film entitled, “The Cherokee Word for Water: A Journey that Transformed a Nation” was one of the most important projects the late Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation Wilma Mankiller began before her sad and untimely passing.
Gadugi is a Cherokee word that refers to people and communities coming together to help finish a project or task.
Wilma Mankiller celebrated during film’s Okla. premiere
Movie now playing.
A movie honoring the life of former Cherokee Chief Wilma Mankiller opens in theaters this weekend.
New film shows pivotal moment in Tribe's history
TU talking about the "The Cherokee Word For Water" premiere.
Oklahoma-produced 'The Cherokee Word for Water' playing at Tulsa, Tahlequah theaters
The Cherokee Word for Water is a feature-length motion picture that tells the story of the work that led Wilma Mankiller to become the first modern female Chief of the Cherokee Nation.