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I got into acting through my political involvement, through a sense of justice. I wanted to see things change, to offset some of the lies that have been told about us throughout history. The attitude of the public back in the '60s was so backward and ill-informed. By the time I found out about our history and how we were treated, I was in a rage. It was really a time of darkness and great ...
Born in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, the first child of of a Metis woman named Julia Cardinal, she was raised by her maternal Cree grandmother in Anzac, Alberta (her step-grandfather was English).