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Wilma Mankiller rose to the highest position of her tribe to become the first woman chief of the Cherokee Nation. As Chief, she championed education, social justice, and community development. President Bill Clinton awarded Chief Mankiller the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1998 for her leadership and dedication to vibrant, healthy Native communities.
Daisy Bindi — the girl who fought for more - ABC listen
Daisy Bindi couldn't understand why her boss paid wages to the white workers, but not to her. She was no different to them. And neither were all the other Aboriginal workers who were being treated like slaves. In 1946 Daisy decided enough was enough. She helped lead a three-year strike which won Aboriginal workers fairer pay and better working conditions. Narrated by singer, actor and radio presenter Christine Anu. Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander listeners are advised that the fol