Dance Day - Maria Tallchief Paschen
Today we’re playing our favorite music and dancing the day away! Join us as we learn about all different kinds of dance and get some movement in today. Today’s theme is inspired by Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Maria Tallchief Paschen. Her hometown was Fairfax, Oklahoma. Dancing from a young age, Paschen made her debut at the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo in Canada. She was instrumental in the creation of the New York City Ballet and soon became a prima ballerina. Paschen was honored along with four other Oklahoma Indian ballerinas, including her sister, with a mural at the Oklahoma State Capitol. You can learn more by reading Maria Tallchief Paschen’s Oklahoma Hall of Fame biography.
Make & Eat it! Dancers have to practice a lot and are always on the go, so they need healthy, quick meals! Try these delicious looking greek yogurt pancakes from Oklahoma Hall of Fame Member Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman.
Keep learning more of Oklahoma’s Story! We hope that you have a fun time at home dancing the day away! As always, there’s more to this Oklahoma story, come back tomorrow and we’ll have more for you to explore! Please post pictures of your Dance Day and share them with us: #ohofathome
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