Red Eagle Soaring http://www.kplu.org en Play tackles fears of young Native Americans after woodcarver killed http://www.kplu.org/post/play-tackles-fears-young-native-americans-after-woodcarver-killed <p>It&rsquo;s been more than nine months since <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/woodcarver-fatal-shooting-not-justified-says-seattle-police-board">a Seattle police officer killed First Nations woodcarver John T. Williams</a>, and tensions are still running high among Native Americans. They say the shooting brings up the long history of brutality Native people have faced.</p><p>The anxiety has also affected children, who&rsquo;ve had a tough time putting Williams&rsquo; death in perspective.<br /><br />This coming weekend, a local theater group will debut <a href="http://thenativecircle.org/2011/05/red-eagle-soaring-presents-our-spring-play-a-right-to-justice/">a performance to help young Native Americans move forward</a>, starting with a look at the past.</p><p> Sun, 05 Jun 2011 16:00:00 +0000 Charla Bear 1788 at http://www.kplu.org Play tackles fears of young Native Americans after woodcarver killed