Tantoo Cardinal



Place of birth:

Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada:


Tantoo Cardinal CM (born July 20, 1950) is an Aboriginal Canadian stage, film and television actress.

Film Credits

The Grizzlies (2020)
as Janace
Red Snow (2019)
as Grandmother Ruth
Through Black Spruce (2019)
as Mary-Lou
Hold the Dark (2018)
as Illanaq
Falls Around Her (2018)
as Mary Birchbark
The Great Northern Candy Drop (2017)
as Narrator / Louisa
Wind River (2017)
as Alice Crowheart
ARQ (2016)
as The Pope
On the Farm (2016)
as Ada Taylor
Hope Bridge (2015)
as Lana
Down Here (2014)
as Stella Mitchell
Maïna (2013)
as Tekahera
Eden (2012)
as The Nurse
Shouting Secrets (2011)
as June
Changing Climates, Changing Times (2009)
as Grace Lajoie
Mothers&Daughters (2008)
as Celine
Dear Prudence (2008)
Mom, Dad and Her (2008)
as Heather
Older Than America (2008)
as Auntie Apple
Luna: Spirit of the Whale (2007)
as Gloria Maquinna
Unnatural & Accidental (2006)
as Aunt Shadie / Rita
Dreamkeeper (2003)
as Old Pawnee Woman
Dances with Wolves: The Creation of an Epic (2003)
as Herself
Edge of Madness (2002)
as Ruth
The Lost Child (2000)
as Aunt Mary
The Hi-Line (2000)
as Singing Bird
Postmark Paradise (2000)
Navigating the Heart (2000)
as Mary
Big Bear (1998)
as Running Second
Smoke Signals (1998)
as Arlene Joseph
Heartwood (1998)
as Violet Boucher
The Education of Little Tree (1997)
as Nonna
Grand Avenue (1996)
as Nellie
Tecumseh: The Last Warrior (1995)
as Turtle Mother
Nobody's Girls: Five Women of the West (1995)
as Sarah Winnemucca
Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)
as Mary's Mother
Legends of the Fall (1994)
as Pet
Sioux City (1994)
as Dawn Rainfeather
Where the Rivers Flow North (1993)
as Bangor
Silent Tongue (1993)
as Silent Tongue
Mustard Bath (1993)
as Sister Amantha
The Lightning Incident (1991)
as Vivian
Black Robe (1991)
as Chomina's Wife
The Making of 'Dances with Wolves' (1990)
as Herself
Dances with Wolves (1990)
as Black Shawl
Candy Mountain (1988)
Loyalties (1987)
as Rosanne Ladouceur
Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge (1987)
as Little Doe
Running Brave (1983)
as Caroline
Death Hunt (1981)
as Indian Woman
Marie Ann (1978)
as Tantou, Indian princess
Spirit Rider ()
as Marilyn St. Claire