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Crow Medicine Woman
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Grand Chief Katie Blackfire
Tantou, Indian princess (as Tantoo Martin)
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Tantoo Martin | Tantoo Martin-Cardinal
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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 ...
She is "métis," the French cognate of Spanish "mestizo," indicating a person of mixed American Aboriginal and European ancestry (usually an Algonquian ethnic group and a Celtic and/or French ethnic group). Cardinal is Cree and French.