WorldCat Identities

Cardinal, Tantoo

Works: 187 works in 526 publications in 5 languages and 17,490 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical films  Documentary television programs  Fiction  Juvenile works  Western films  Nonfiction television programs  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tantoo Cardinal
Smoke signals( Visual )

29 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in contrast, uses his quiet demeanor to gain strength and confidence. When Victor's estranged father dies in Arizona the two young men embark on a journey to recover his ashes
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Recording )

45 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone on a beautiful but isolated island off the coast of California, a young Indian girl spends eighteen years, not only merely surviving through her enormous courage and self-reliance, but also finding a measure of happiness in her solitary life
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

26 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sent to protect a U.S. outpost on the desolate frontier, Lt. John Dunbar finds himself alone in the vast wilderness. Befriending the very people he's sent to protect the outpost from, the Sioux Indians, Dunbar slowly comes to revere those he once feared. But when the encroaching U.S. Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a choice."--Container
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Un viaje apasionado dentro de los secretos más obscuros del amor, traición y lazos de sangre irrompibles."--Envase
500 nations by Jack Leustig( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at the life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic strugles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact
Black robe by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the rugged 17th century Canadian wilderness, Father Laforgue, a young and idealistic Jesuit priest, is assigned to go up river into the wilderness on a perilous journey to convert the Huron Indians. His Algonquin Indian quides nickname him "Black Robe." His young aide and translator, Daniel, falls in love with Annuka, the beautiful daughter of the Algonquin chief. Torn between his own desires and ideals of the priesthood, Laforgue's faith is tested as the expedition faces the elements. Attacked, captured and brutalized by hostile Indians, the traumatic experience challenges everything the young priest believes. Together with his young campanions, he escapes to complete his mission and comes to understand the true spirit of the land and the spirit he sought to convert
The education of Little Tree by Jimmy Carter( Visual )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the Great Depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa where he learns the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life
In the light of reverence( Visual )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across the USA, Native Americans are struggling to protect their sacred places. Religious freedom, so valued in America, is not guaranteed to those who practice land-based religions. This film discusses the struggles of three indigenous communities to protect their sacred sites from rock climbers, tourists, strip-mining, development and New Age religious practitioners
Spirit rider( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Without warning, a 16 year-old Native American orphan is uprooted from his latest foster home and returned to the reservation of his birth. He slowly begins to adjust to his new life with his grandfather, but someone who knows the awful secret surrounding his mother's death is determined to destroy his newfound happiness. For the two adversaries, an annual horse race culminates in a life-and-death struggle that could finish them both
Where the rivers flow north( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and German and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The spectacular but unforgiving terrain of 1927 Vermont sets the stage for this collision between high-stakes progress and a frontier way of life. Legendary Yankee log-driver, Noel Lord defies power company boss, Clayton Farnsworth who orders Lord and his feisty American India mate off their soon-to-be flooded land. Farnsworth never met a man he couldn't buy ... but then, he'd never met Noel Lord
VDay : until the violence stops( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles how Eve Ensler's hit Broadway solo show 'The Vagina Monologues' grew into V-Day, an international grassroots movement dedicated to stopping violence against women and girls. Has been widely recognized as "a celebration of women's sexuality and a condemnation of its violation" and praised as "frank, humorous and moving."
Older than America( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Indian woman's visions and a geologist's investigation of an earthquake come together to reveal secrets about the atrocities that took place at a Native American boarding school
The lost child( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adoptee Rebecca Hoffman experiences culture conflict when she brings her family to meet her birth family on a Navajo reservation
Our story : aboriginal voices on Canada's past( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Inspired by moments that shaped this country and its people, in nine stories of striking beauty and originality, Aboriginal voices bring to life a new vision of our history in ways that are often unexpected--and always moving."-- Cover
Luna : spirit of the whale( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Luna, an orphaned whale becomes the center of a controversy in a small coastal town when a government official is sent to capture it and return it to its pod. The community bands together under the leadership of the local chief to protect the stray whale and let it live freely in the bay
Lakota woman( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the true story of the 1973 uprising that united Native Americans in their fight for survival and of one brave and determined woman's, Mary Crow Dog, role in it
Lewis & Clark : the journey of the Corps of Discovery by Bert Cunnington( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the most important expedition in American history, led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Includes the stories of the young army men, French-Canadian boatmen, Clark's African-American slave, and the Shoshone woman named Sacagawea who went with them
Big bear( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cree tribe of Western Canada were a happy people living a prosperous and harmonious existence. But in the late 1800s, the government proposed a treaty to Chief Big Bear that required them to take a reserve and lose the land that gave them their freedom. Big Bear, a gentle yet stubborn leader, refused the offer. While he continued to resist the government, the younger Cree men started to retaliate. Big Bear tried to warn them of the seriousness of their actions ... to no avail
From above by Danny Glover( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Elements of Shakespeare's stories are woven into this beautiful and enchanting tale that details the beginning, end and rebirth of a love affair between William and Venus, a member of the mystical Native American Lightning Clan. Though society, cultural circumstances, and family pressures conspire to keep them apart, a young William and Venus devise ways to meet and strengthen the bond between them. They find that his father's misgivings, and with the support of her guardian, theirs is a love that transcends all obstacles."--Container
Playing for the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1902, a unique combination of Native women came together at a boarding school in Montana. They used the new sport of basketball to help them adjust to a rapidly changing world. Their travels and experiences led them to places they never imagined. Ultimately, they played for something much larger than themselves"--Container
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Dances with wolves500 nationsBlack robeSpirit riderVDay : until the violence stopsOur story : aboriginal voices on Canada's past