Elizabeth Maria & Marjorie Louise TallChief

“Exciting, Energetic, Inspiring, Legendary, Ballerina TallChief Sisters” These two Native American women paved the way during a time in America’s most trying years of prejudice against women. Elizabeth Marie (Maria) TallChief, born January 24, 1925, in Fairfax, Oklahoma, was a daughter to Alexander Joseph Tall Chief and Ruth (nee Porter). She was the first American […]

Major General Clarence L. Tinker

 Born November 21, 1887, near Pawhuska, Osage Reservation, Died June 7, 1942, Battle of the Midway WWII, Pacific Ocean Clarence Leonard Tinker was the eldest son of George Edward Tinker and Sarah (Schwagerte) Tinker. He was raised Osage and spoke the Osage language and grew to be the highest ranking Native American officer during WWII. […]