President Bill Clinton hugs former Cherokee Nation chief Wilma Mankiller after presenting her with a Presidential Medal of Freedom during a ceremony at the White House, Jan. 15, 1998 .

A Mankiller Could Appear On The Next $20 Bill

Wilma Mankiller, the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation and a descendent of one of the people President Andrew Jackson forced to walk the “Trail of Tears,” is one of four candidates in a popular vote for who should grace the next $20 bill.