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Cardinal, Tantoo

Works: 196 works in 578 publications in 5 languages and 18,793 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Western films  Nonfiction television programs  Road films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Host, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tantoo Cardinal
Smoke signals( Visual )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,504 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. Along the way the two learn a number of life lessons from each other and those around them
Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell( Recording )

51 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left alone on an island with her brother, a young Indian girl fights for her survival
Dances with wolves by Kevin Costner( Visual )

32 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,907 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 )

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

The story of the Ludlow family of Montana, spanning the first three decades of the 20th century
500 nations by Jack Leustig( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 1,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

26 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,191 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 guides 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
Wind River by Jeremy Renner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rookie FBI agent teams with a town's veteran game tracker with deep community ties and a haunted past to investigate the mysterious killing of a local girl on a remote Native American reservation
The education of Little Tree by Jimmy Carter( Visual )

29 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn 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 598 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
Where the rivers flow north( Visual )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and German and held by 440 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 Indian 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
Spirit rider( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 435 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
VDay : until the violence stops( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 409 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 )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 329 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
Our story : aboriginal voices on Canada's past by Tantoo Cardinal( Book )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 281 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
The lost child( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adoptee Rebecca Hoffman experiences culture conflict when she brings her family to meet her birth family on a Navajo reservation
Luna : spirit of the whale( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 230 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
Lewis & Clark : the journey of the Corps of Discovery by Ken Burns( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and held by 201 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
Lakota woman( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anger that's been swirling for 100 years finally explodes like a force of nature. This is the inspiring, true story of the 1973 uprising that united Native Americans in their fight for survival. One woman rises from ignorance and fear to meet the challenge of her proud heritage during a bloody siege in which 2,000 Native Americans stood their ground and vowed never to be silent again
Big bear( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 183 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 174 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
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