"After this film I found the courage and strength that I've never seen," he says.
A couple of months ago, Beach ran for chief of his tribe, the Saulteaux, a subtribe of the Ojibwa. He didn't win, but sees the possibilities.
"I have a sense of my responsibilities," he says. "But now I see my leadership qualities. I know what I'm supposed to do. My spirit name is Leading Bear Man." He repeats the name in Anishinaabe. "And I found it, I found my true spirit."