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Bringing the healing power of music to Pine Ridge

This segment is from SDPB's monthly news program, South Dakota Focus, hosted by Jackie Hendry.

Music has a way of speaking to a special place in the human heart. High schools across the Pine Ridge Reservation received more than 900 new musical instruments earlier this month. The donation is part of the "Tunes for Tots" program by the rock band Widespread Panic, in partnership with other non-profits.

The donation gives more students the opportunity to study music and uphold longstanding traditions. SDPB's Richard Two Bulls reports.