Maria Tallchief, 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 her time with the New York City Ballet, from its founding in 1947 through
Another pinner wrote: Born in Oklahoma in Maria Tallchief was the first Native American ballet star, and America's first truly virtuosic ballerina. She is costumed here for her most iconic role, "Firebird.
Adam Beach, Handsome Canadian Saulteaux actor he was raised on the Dog Creek First Nations Reserve with his two brothers. A troubled childhood saw his mother killed by a drunk driver, and his alcoholic father drowned only weeks afterward.