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She arrived at Augustana University to find herself one of 11 Native students

Arlo Iron Cloud for The Hechinger Report
Journalist Charlotte West

This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

Journalist Charlotte West followed the stories of three Native American women heading to college during the height of pandemic closures. Cante Skuya Lonehill-Stover arrived at Augustana University in Sioux Falls to find herself one of 11 Native students.

We talk about the year that unfolded, how success is measured, and how universities can go beyond land acknowledgments to meaningful efforts that engage indigenous learners.

You can read Charlotte West's full coverage by clicking here