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    Maria Tallchief in the title role in George Balanchine’s ballet “Firebird.”

    Maria Tallchief, a daughter of an Oklahoma oil family who grew up on an Indian reservation, found her way to New York and became one of the most brilliant American ballerinas of the 20th century, died on Thursday in Chicago. She was 88.

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