Tribal Affairs

In the Moment ... March 12, 2018 Show 294 Hour 2

Wilma Mankiller was the first female Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. The documentary "Mankiller" airs this month on SDPB-TV.

Today we welcome Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, Director and Producer of MANKILLER.

Valerie's body of work spans over two decades of film and television content creation and production.

In The Moment ... January 4, 2018 Show 249 Hour 1

A group of community leaders from the Rapid City area journey to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles next week for customized training. The hope  . . . what they learn can transform race relations in South Dakota.

We talk with Karen Mortimer from Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors and SDPB's Chynna Lockett about the journey.

In The Moment ... December 11, 2017 Show 237 Hour 1 

The Lakota Nations Education Conference invites educators, parents, administrators and friends of education to the table for a four-day conference in Rapid City. Terrie Jo Gibbons has served 26 years as conference coordinator. She joins us for a preview.

In The Moment ... November 9, 2017 Show 217 Hour 2 

The battle over alcohol sales in Whiteclay, Neb., has been going on for decades. Whiteclay's four beer stores were shut down in May by the Nebraska Liquor Control Commission. Business owners lost their appeal in September.

SDPB's Michael Zimny went looking for different perspectives for a digital feature called "Post Whiteclay."  Michael Zimny joins us from SDPB's Black Hills Bureau for a preview.

In The Moment ... October 23, 2017 Show 204 Hour 2

In The Moment ... October 3, 2017 Show 190 Hour 1

If anthropology is the study of human society, culture, and development, then why does it often seem at odds with American Indian studies?

In The Moment ... September 18, 2017 Show 179 Hour 2

When you visit a museum you expect authenticity from the exhibitions, art, and artifacts. Angela Swedberg is a contemporary mixed media artist from Washington State. She is the Oscar Howe Memorial Lecturer for USD this week. He presentation is titled:  "The Hob Menace: The Dangers of Hobbyism and Artifact Manipulation in Relation to Future Museum Collection."