Indigenous actress to receive lifetime achievement award


Last updated 8/20/2019 at 3:55pm

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Indigenous actress Tantoo Cardinal will receive a lifetime achievement award.

SANTA FE, N.M.-Actress Tantoo Cardinal will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2019 Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, which will take place in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from October 16th to 20th, 2019.

Distinguished Santa Fe Independent Film Festival Advisory Board Chair, Gary Farmer, says Cardinal is "a staunch worker for Indigenous people's rights and well-being who happens to be a unique inspirational [and] phenomenal actor." At the event, Cardinal will also introduce "Falls Around Her," a biopic centered on the life of legendary singer and Anishinaabe musician, Mary Birchbark....

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