America's first great Native American prima ballerina.
She broke away from social norms at the time for Native American women and moved to Beverly Hills with her family to pursue ballet.
Her father was chief in the Osage Nation, while she became a ballerina star.
Was married to George Balanchine for six years.
She is a celebrated Native American prima ballerina, while Galina Ulanova was an esteemed Russian prima ballerina.