Tonantzin Carmelo ~ Tongva/Kumeyaay
Tonantzín Carmelo is an American actress. Descending on her mother’s side from Tongva and Kumeyaay Native Americans of Southern California, she grew up performing in an Native American dance troupe led by her mother, Virginia Carmelo. 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 Exmagare, Christina Khalo/Paula in Frida Khalo, and multiple characters in Malinche.