WorldCat Identities

Cardinal, Tantoo

Works: 191 works in 466 publications in 3 languages and 17,217 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Historical films  Juvenile works  Western films  Road films  Documentary television programs  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Tantoo Cardinal
Smoke signals( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 2,423 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 )

46 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 2,085 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 )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sent to protect a US 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 US Army threatens to overrun the Sioux, he is forced to make a choice, one that will forever change his destiny and that or a proud and defiant nation
Legends of the fall by Edward Zwick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1,189 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 )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,139 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 companions, 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 )

20 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Spanish and held by 970 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 )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 563 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 )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English 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 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
VDay : until the violence stops( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 428 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 )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 305 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
Spirit rider( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 302 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
The lost child by Rufus E Hallmark( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 288 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 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
Our story : aboriginal voices on Canada's past( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A collection of original stories written by some of the country's most celebrated Aboriginal [Native peoples, Indian, First Nations] writers, and inspired by pivotal events in the country's history. Inspired by history, Our Story is a beautifully illustrated collection of original stories from some of Canada's most celebrated Aboriginal writers. Asked to explore seminal moments in Canadian history from an Aboriginal perspective, these ten acclaimed authors have travelled through our country's past to discover the moments that shaped our nation and its people. Drawing on their skills as gifted storytellers and the unique perspectives their heritage affords, the contributors to this collection offer wonderfully imaginative accounts of what it's like to participate in history. From a tale of Viking raiders to a story set during the Oka crisis, the authors tackle a wide range of issues and events, taking us into the unknown, while also bringing the familiar into sharper focus
Lakota woman( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 215 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 Florentine Films( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the journey of Lewis and Clark as they made their way in the early nineteenth century from St. Louis across the newly expanded nation to the Pacific Ocean, and tells the stories of the men and women who participated
Playing for the world( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 165 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
From above by Danny Glover( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of his wife's passing, a man recalls their years spent together
Mom, dad and her( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifteen-year-old Sydney Foster is a troubled teen from a broken home, heading for trouble. After being caught shoplifting and a bout of alcohol poisoning, her volatile behavior has finally reached a breaking point. Sydney is sent to spend the summer with her father, who hopes to reconnect with her. At first Sydney isn't happy but she slowly develops relationships with those around her, including a friend whose mom is dying of cancer and her newly expecting stepmother
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English (194)

Spanish (2)

French (2)

Dances with wolves500 nationsBlack robeVDay : until the violence stopsSpirit riderOur story : aboriginal voices on Canada's past