Explain why Wilma was motivated to make her community a better place.
Book: Native Women of Courage by Kelly Fournel pp. 39 – 42 — "Wilma Mankiller"
Despite hardship and challenge, Wilma was able to revitalize her community. Why was Wilma motivated to make her community a better place? Give two specific reasons.
What does it mean to champion the rights of those who are in the minority?
What is an occupation? Why did Indigenous people occupy Alcatraz?
How did the Alcatraz occupation influence Wilma?
What life-changing experience did Wilma have when she returned to Tahlequah? Why was it life-changing?
What was Wilma trying to accomplish with her community projects? Was she able to accomplish her goals?
to make (someone or something) active, healthy, or energetic again