Tantoo Cardinal

Tantoo Cardinal


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 20-07-1950
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
  • Also Known As:

    Tantoo Martin
    Tantoo Martin-Cardinal

  • Popularity: 8.44
  • Homepage: N/A


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




Year Movie Character
2006 Unnatural & Accidental as Aunt Shadie / Rita
2008 Mothers & Daughters as Celine
2018 Falls Around Her as Mary Birchbark
2019 Red Snow as Grandmother Ruth
2000 Postmark Paradise
1998 Honey Moccasin as Honey Moccasin
2002 How the Fiddle Flows as Narrator (voice)
1995 Prophecy, Milestones & Challenges as Alive
2009 Changing Climates, Changing Times as Grace Lajoie
1987 Loyalties as Rosanne Ladouceur
2008 Older Than America as Auntie Apple
2014 Down Here as Stella Mitchell
1995 Nobody's Girls: Five Women of the West as Sarah Winnemucca
1998 Big Bear as Running Second
1990 The Making of 'Dances with Wolves' as Herself
2014 Rez Carz as (voice)
1997 The Education of Little Tree as Nonna
1993 Where the Rivers Flow North as Bangor
2007 Luna: Spirit of the Whale as Gloria Maquinna
1995 Tecumseh: The Last Warrior as Turtle Mother
2000 The Hi-Line as Singing Bird
1991 The Lightning Incident as Vivian
1994 Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee as Mary's Mother
1978 Marie Ann as Tantou, Indian princess
2017 The Great Northern Candy Drop as Narrator / Louisa
1991 Black Robe as Chomina's Wife
2012 Eden as The Nurse
2008 Dear Prudence
2000 Navigating the Heart as Mary
1993 Spirit Rider as Marilyn St. Claire
2003 Dances with Wolves: The Creation of an Epic as Self
2020 The Corruption of Divine Providence as Juniper Fairweather
1998 Smoke Signals as Arlene Joseph
1993 Silent Tongue as Silent Tongue
2008 Mom, Dad and Her as Heather
1996 Grand Avenue as Nellie
2011 Shouting Secrets as June
2016 On the Farm as Ada Taylor
1993 Mustard Bath as Sister Amantha
2013 Maïna as Tekahera
1990 Dances with Wolves as Black Shawl
1983 Running Brave as Caroline
2000 The Lost Child as Aunt Mary
2002 Edge of Madness as Ruth
2015 Hope Bridge as Lana
2017 Wind River as Alice Crowheart
2019 Through Black Spruce as Mary-Lou
2019 The Grizzlies as Janace
2018 Hold the Dark as Illanaq
1970 Killers of the Flower Moon as Lizzie Q. Kyle
2022 The Last Manhunt
1987 Gunsmoke: Return to Dodge as Little Doe
2016 ARQ as The Pope
2003 Dreamkeeper as Old Pawnee Woman
1994 Legends of the Fall as Pet
1994 Sioux City as Dawn Rainfeather
1988 Candy Mountain
1998 Heartwood as Violet Boucher
1970 Wildwood as (voice)
2021 Back Home Again as Mrs. Grey Horns (voice)
2022 Wendell & Wild as Ms. Hunter (voice)
1981 Death Hunt as Indian Woman
2020 Sisters Rising

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