Taking the 1887 American slogan “Kill the Indian, save the man” as his starting point, G will discuss how colonial policies and the relocation of indigenous people had direct impact across five generations of his family. Drawing on autobiographical and personal family histories, his presentation will focus on how his project WALK! examines the impact of such forced relocation on his Cherokee family history and how this story has been replicated across many other cultures and people.
Actor, director, producer and educator, G Beaudin’s career spans over twenty years in the arts and entertainment industry in the US and EU. From an early age he has been passionate about storytelling, which led to his career as an actor and later as a producer and media maker. Currently G lives and works in Berlin, where he works has a freelancer and develops his own projects.