Maria Tallchief (1925-2013) was America's first major prima ballerina.She was half Osage Indian.
Elizabeth Marie Tall Chief (January 24, 1925 – April 11, 2013) was considered America's first major prima ballerina, and was the first person of Native American descent to hold the rank.
Almost from birth, Tall Chief was involved in dance, starting formal lessons at age three. When she was eight, her family relocated from her birth home of Fairfax, Oklahoma, to Los Angeles, California, to advance the careers of her and her younger sister, Marjorie. At age 17, she moved to New York City in search of a spot with a major ballet company, and, at the urging of her superiors, took the name Maria Tallchief. She spent the next five years with the...
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