Since our formation 22 years ago, Red Eagle Soaring has mentored hundreds of Native youth, staged 165 productions, and supported youth access to the healing power of Native cultural traditions which promote social, physical, and intellectual engagement. In bringing together Native youth to learn not just about the technical aspects and process of theatre, but also to build a community of people interested in learning about, sharing, promoting, and supporting Native arts and culture.
RES programming supports the ‘Since Time Immemorial’ Washington state tribal history and sovereignty curriculum developed by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. We are committed to teaching our youth Native tradition, history, and culture that reflects the diversity of tribal origins in Seattle’s urban multicultural setting.
Red Eagle Soaring collaborates with and receive in-kind support from organizations like the:
Seattle Indian Health Board
Seattle Antioch University
University of Washington School of Education
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
Seattle Public School District’s Huchoosedah Indian Education Program
National Science Foundation
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
United Way of King County
Many WA State Tribal Nations
Red Eagle Soaring is empowering Native youth to express themselves, take creative action on the issues that affect their lives, and sustain their cultural heritage.
Pidamaya… Gunalcheesh… Nitsiniiyi’ taki… Kleco kleco… Miigwech… Ah-sheh’heh... Thank you!
Red Eagle Soaring (RES) is a Seattle-based 501(c)(3) serving urban Native American youth ages 10-19 with free programming integrating contemporary theatre and traditional Native performing arts. RES engages Native youth and their families in critical discussions about the issues affecting their lives and provides a cultural peer group in which to build confidence, identity, and community.
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