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Chief Wilma Mankiller, the Cherokee Nation's first woman chief, revitalized her tribe's culture as she implemented a host of influential progressive policies. But first she had to overcome sexism, say her descendants.
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Cpl. Ajmal Achekzai, 26, who served as a translator for the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, talks with two Afghan locals in December 2001 at the perimeter of a patrol base in southern Afghanistan.
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