Darryl Tonemah has appeared in 4 movies.

The most recent – “The Cherokee Word For Water,” premiered in Tulsa, Oklahoma on November 29, 2012 at the Jazz Hall of Fame. Tonemah plays the part of Chief Ross Swimmer.

The Cherokee Word for Water is a feature-length motion picture that tells the story of the work that led Wilma Mankiller to become the first modern female Chief of the Cherokee Nation. View the Official Trailer below:

Below are a couple of videos about the making of the film.