Adam Beach

Beach in 2010, Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com

Place of Birth: Ashern, Manitoba, Canada

Date of Birth: November 11, 1972

Ethnicity: Ojibwe (Saulteaux)

Adam Beach is a Canadian First Nations actor of Ojibwe (Saulteaux) heritage. He is known for his work, as diverse projects as Joe Dirt, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, and Suicide Squad.

He is the son of Sally and Dennis Beach. He is married to Summer Tiger. He has two children with his former wife Meredith Porter, and a daughter with Summer.

Adam’s paternal grandfather was named Christopher Beach (the son of Anne).

Adam’s paternal grandmother was Anne Jean Loyer (the daughter of Isidore/Isadore Loyer and Margaret Laurent). Isidore was the son of Jean/John Loyer and Josephte Chartrand.

Adam’s paternal grandfather was said to be the son of a white father, with English and Icelandic ancestry, and of an Ojibwe First Nations mother. It is not clear if this is accurate.

Source: Information about Adam’s father’s family – http://www.redriverancestry.ca

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43 Responses

  1. madman says:

    Ojibway –> Ojibwe
    That’s the way it’s spelled on other pages.

  2. bablah says:

    Since Ojibwe and Chippewa are the same thing, maybe you could create a single tag for them.
    Oh, and Saulteaux are a part of the Ojibwe group, so Adam is basically just Saulteaux.

  3. Capricious says:

    For me, he looks like a typical Hispanic mixed with Mestizo.

    He doesn’t have a very pronounced epicanthal fold, thus making him attractive for a “Mongoloid” man. He also has double eyelids and strong brows, unlike many other people of”Mongoloid” descent.

    • fukyou says:

      “Mongoloid”?

      “For a”?

      Yes, I’m sure you’re quite the beauty queen yourself.

    • Racial Realist says:

      What? He’s Native American you retard, not mongolian. Native Americans as a whole have strong brows, and never have single eyelids and rarely epicanthic folds. Do yourself a favor and learn about ethnic morphology before trying to sound like you know what you’re talking about:
      Native American phenotype:
      Heavy Brow
      Sloping forehead
      Hooded eyes
      High strong cheekbones and large robust jaw
      Convex nose, sometimes hooked

  4. midori29 says:

    @white then I am part Chinese cause my grandmom was 25 percent Native American.

  5. White18 says:

    @Cossette271, you should do some research too. I’ve always noticed Native Americans look Chinese. It’s been proven that Native American DNA is the same as Chinese DNA. People that have claimed to have Native American in them and have gotten a DNA test done, the DNA cannot be distinguished. Usually they say, “possible Native American and/or Chinese decent.” Just look up something like Native Americans descended from Chinese and you will get results. DNA is a crazy thing.

    • Racial Realist says:

      China has little to do with the Americas in any way. Inuit are fairly closely related to Native Siberians, that’s about the closest connection. DNA testing sites can easily distinguish Native American, Inuit, and all different Asian groups, you must have had some ghetto testing if they couldn’t tell a group that’s been apart for over 20,000 years.

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