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Death noted: Wilma Mankiller, chief of the Cherokee Nation from 1985 to 1995, at her home near Tahlequah, Okla. She was 64. Her 1993 autobiography, “Mankiller: A Chief and Her People,” includes this  genealogical aside: “My [Dutch-Irish] mother’s ancestry goes back to North Carolina, where her kinfolk from the Sitton side were some of the […]

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