Board of Directors
Pidamaya… Gunalcheesh… Nitsiniiyi’ taki… Kleco kleco… Miigwech… Ah-sheh’heh... Thank you!
Since 1991, Red Eagle Soaring has mentored hundreds of Native youth, staged over 170 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 about the technical aspects and process of theatre, they also build a community of people interested in learning about, sharing, promoting, and supporting Native arts and cultural life ways.
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.
Thanks to our supporters:
United Way of King County
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
Na'ah Illahee Fund
Indigenous Showcase (Longhouse Media)
Western Washington Native American Education Consortium (WWNAEC)
South King County Native Coalition
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Seattle Urban Native Non-profits (SUNN)
Various Washington 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.
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.