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Native American Tribes - State of Oklahoma

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  • 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 was the...
  • Maria Tallchief (1925 - 2013)
    From my hero, Maria Tallchief "Maria and her sister were enrolled at Beverly Vista School and it was here that she first felt discrimination because of her heritage. "Some of the students made fun of...
  • Marjorie Tallchief, "première danseuse étoile"
    Marjorie Louise Tallchief was a ballerina of the Osage Nation. Tallchief was the first American Indian to be "première danseuse étoile" of the Paris Opera Ballet and performed with the Grand Ballet...
  • Wanada Parker (c.1875 - d.)
  • Quanah Parker, Comanche Chief (1845 - 1911)
    Quanah Parker was the last Chief of the Commanches and never lost a battle to the white man. His tribe roamed over the area where Pampas stands. He was never captured by the Army, but decided to surr...

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