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Tonantzín Carmelo[ pronunciation? ] is an American actress. Descending on her mother's side from Tongva Native Americans of Southern California[ citation needed ], she grew up performing in a Native American dance troupe led by her mother, Virginia Carmelo.[ citation needed ] Branching out into acting during college, she has since appeared in theater productions and independent films. A graduate of UC Irvine. Her acclaimed stage roles include Anita in the play Exmagare, Christina Kahlo/Paula in Frida Kahlo, and multiple characters in Malinche. She is in national commercials and starred in the feature film King Rikki with Jon Seda and Mario López. Carmelo is a traditional Aztec dancer and pre-Columbian musician, recording 3 CDs with Canyon Records. She is an Emerging Voice with the California Indian Storytellers Association and a mentor for the Native Voices Youth Playwright Project. She has recently provided her likeness and voice for the character Kendra Daniels in EA's survival horror video game Dead Space .
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Western Heritage Award shared with cast and crew
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In Nahuatl, Tonantzin is a title composed of to- "our" + nān "mother" + -tzin "(honorific suffix)". When addressing Tonantzin directly, males use the suffixed vocative form Tonāntziné  while females use the unsuffixed vocative form Tonāntzín 
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