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 (tôl′chēf′), Maria 1925-2013.
American ballerina who danced with the New York City Ballet (1948-1960 and 1963-1965) and founded the Chicago City Ballet in 1980.
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Noun1.Tallchief - United States ballerina who promoted American ballet through tours and television appearances (born in 1925)Tallchief - United States ballerina who promoted American ballet through tours and television appearances (born in 1925)
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"She Persisted" features: Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Clara Lemlich, Nellie Bly, Virginia Apgar, Maria Tallchief, Claudette Colvin, Ruby Bridges, Margaret Chase Smith, Sally Ride, Florence Griffith Joyner, Oprah Winfrey, Sonia Sotomayor--and one special cameo!
The nominees who did not make the top 10 were educator Zonia Baber; civil rights leader Willie Barrow; pioneering lawyer Myra Bradwell; senator Carol Moseley Braun; aviation pioneer Willa Brown; Chicago mayor Jane Byrne; social services leader Fannie Emanuel; gay rights activist Vernita Gray; Alta May Hulett, who fought to let women be lawyers; Mamie Till-Mobley, who drew national attention to racist violence; Lottie Holman O'Neill, the state's first female legislator; labor activist Lucy Eldine Gonzalez Parsons; composer Florence Price; Native American ballerina Maria Tallchief; conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly; and temperance crusader Frances Willard.
The imposing M Tallchief stands like a degloved Terminator, but is much more altruistic.
supra note 5; Alex Tallchief Skibine, Indians; Race, and Criminal
(207.) Alex Tallchief Skibine, Towards a Balanced Approach for the
She was the primary contact for three Girl Scout camps--Wah-Shah-She, Tallchief, and the Day Camps of Girl Scouts of Eastern Oklahoma.
(163) See Alex Tallchief Skibine, Deference Owed Tribal Courts' Jurisdictional Determinations: Towards Co-Existence, Understanding, and Respect Between Different Cultural and Judicial Norms, 24 N.M.
137, 162 (pointing out that "case law suggests that the majority in Hicks mischaracterized Montana when it dismissed land ownership as only one factor in the analysis of a tribe's jurisdiction"); Alex Tallchief Skibine, Making Sense out o/'Nevada v.
The book will be illustrated by Alexandra Boiger, the artist behind children's books like "Max and Marla" and "When Jackie Saved Grand Central," and will feature the stories of characters like Helen Keller, Maria Tallchief, Harriet Tubman, Sally Ride, Ruby Bridges and even more current female heroes like Sonia Sotomayor and Oprah Winfrey.
The distinguished Firebirds in ballet history are Tamara Karsavina (1910, Paris); Maria Tallchief (1949, New York City Ballet); Margot Fonteyn (1954, London); and Gelsey Kirkland (1970, New York City Ballet).
(70) See Gordon Christie, "Indigenous Legal Theory: Some Initial Considerations" in Richardson, Imai & McNeil, supra note 34, 195 at 214; Alex Tallchief Skibine, 'Troublesome Aspects of Western Influences on Tribal Justice Systems and Laws" (2000) 1 Tribal LJ 1, online: <www.lawschool.unm.edu/tlj/tribal-law-journal/articles/volume_1/ skibine/index.php>.
She had married the much older Balanchine in 1952, at age 22, and was the last of his four wives, following Tamara Geva, Alexandra Danilova, with whom he lived but never married, Vera Zorina and Maria Tallchief.