police community relations http://www.kplu.org en Angry protesters demand justice for slain woodcarver http://www.kplu.org/post/angry-protesters-demand-justice-slain-woodcarver <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-952887.mp3</p><p>Sage smoke, prayers and the beat of Native drums filled the air at <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:placename w:st="on">Seattle</st1:placename> <st1:placetype w:st="on">City Hall</st1:placetype></st1:place> Wednesday afternoon as several hundred people gathered to demand justice for woodcarver John T. Williams. Williams, a member of the <a href="http://www.nuuchahnulth.org/tribal-council/welcome.html">Nuu-Chah-Nuulth First Nation</a> in British Columbia, was&nbsp;shot to death last Aug. 30th by a <st1:city w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Seattle</st1:place></st1:city> police officer.</p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.2in; background: none repeat scroll 0% 0% white;">The demonstrators moved on to Westlake Park.&nbsp; Later, <a href="http://www.king5.com/news/Protestors-116368664.html">several dozen marched to the crosswalk at Boren St. and Howell St. where Williams was killed</a> by Officer Ian Birk.</p><p> Thu, 17 Feb 2011 04:26:55 +0000 Liam Moriarty & Paula Wissel 814 at http://www.kplu.org Angry protesters demand justice for slain woodcarver