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.
The feature-length film The Cherokee Word For Water was funded through The Wilma Mankiller Foundation. Any profits from the film will go back to the foundation to support economic development and education throughout Indian Country. The Cherokee Word For Water demonstrates the positive attributes of modern Native communities and provides positive role models for Native youth in the mainstream media.
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Runtime: 92 min.
Subtitles / Closed Captioning: English captions available