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Native American Tribes - State of Oklahoma

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  • Marjorie Louise Tallchief
    Marjorie Louise Tallchief (born 1927 in Denver, Colorado) was a ballerina of the Osage Nation. Career Tallchief was the first American Indian to be "première danseuse étoile" of...
  • Maria Tallchief / Wa-Xthe-Thomba (1925 - 2013)
    Maria Tallchief (born January 24, 1925) was the first Native American to become prima ballerina. From 1942 to 1947 she danced with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, but she is even better known for he...
  • Senator Clement Vann Rogers, CSA (1839 - 1911)
    Clement Vann Rogers (1839–1911) was a Cherokee senator and judge in Indian Territory. Rogers was a Confederate veteran and served as a delegate to the Oklahoma Constitutional Convention. Rogers ...

Notables

  • Maria Tallchief is honored in Tulsa, Oklahoma, along with four other Native-American ballerinas, with a larger than life-size bronze statue entitled "The Five Moons" in the garden of the Tulsa Historical Society, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
  • Yvonne Chouteau
  • Rosella Hightower
  • Moscelyne Larkin
  • Marjorie Tallchief

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Osage Nation/Tribe