the Workshop Performance
The following photos were taken at the Omaha workshop performance of "The Trial of Standing Bear" at Benson H.S. on Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999.
Awaits the Performance, While Jane Hill Introduces the Story of
actor portrays the spirit of Standing Bear's dead son appearing
Crook Has Bad Dreams About His Dilemma.
and His Wife Argue About the "Situation"
and General Crook Discuss the Trial
School Students Perform "Letters to the Editor"
LaFlesche and Mr. Tibbles Discuss the Case.
Standing Bear Gives His Speech in Court.
Presents His Speech to the Court in the Ponca Language, While Suzette
LaFlesche Translates the Speech into English.
Gives His Speech and Suzette LaFlesche Translates, While the Spirit
of Standing Bear's Son Lingers in the Background.
Cook Adjusts the Arms of the Giant Puppet "Waxes".
Up Close and
Personal With "Waxes".
Did Everyone Enjoy the Performance?
These Swanson 4th Graders Sure Did!