Mary Alice Nelson, aka Molly Spotted Elk

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Sep 19, 201641m
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Mary Alice Nelson, aka Molly Spotted Elk
Sep 19 '1641m
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Molly was born on Indian Island, Maine, and she turned to dance to help her family make ends meet. But because audiences and companies in the U.S. pushed her toward stereotypical depictions of Native Americans, she eventually took her dancing to France.

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