This video tribute to Osage ballerina Maria Tallchief was produced for the Producers Guild of America's Celebration of Diversity awards in 2006 by Four Directions Productions. She discusses deciding to become a ballet dancer instead of a pianist while studying under Bronislava Nijinska in Beverly Hills. She also talks about being an American Indian ballet dancer.
(Related story: "Osage Ballerina Maria Tallchief Walks On at 88")
Four Directions Productions is owned by the Oneida Indian Nation of New York, which also owns Oneida Nation Enterprises, the parent company of ICTMN.