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Stewarding $100,000,000 mindfully, and Oglala Sioux Tribe's President and VP

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On today's show

The Bush Foundation has announced $100 million in new funding to address racial wealth gaps. We talk with Eileen Briggs about addressing historic racial injustice by investing in people and how the trust funds might transform tribal communities.

David Owen is president of the South Dakota State Chamber of Commerce & Industry. He's traveling the state to provide legislative previews for the upcoming session. Today he joins us to talk about the challenges of workforce development and whether the Chamber would support state funding of regulated early learning centers.

The December Morning Fill Up at the Garage in Rapid City features Oglala Sioux Tribe President Kevin Killer and Vice President Alicia Mousseau. We talk with the two leaders about the ongoing challenges of COVID, an influx of federal dollars for infrastructure, and a preview of the upcoming legislative session.

Take A Moment: As a young man, Mortimer Levitt was discouraged by his inability to experience live music events because he couldn't afford the ticket price. The executive director of the Levitt Foundation tells the story of how Levitt took his outsider status and turned it into a mission to bring music to communities for free.

Funeral services for former U.S. Senator Bob Dole inspired SDPB's Kevin Woster to consider Dole, Daschle, Thune, and the changing nature of American politics. We talk with Kevin Woster about his latest offering for his SDPB blog "On the Other Hand."

Sturgis native David Hersrud talks with SDPB's Larry Rohrer about his favorite music of 2021 on this episode of "Fresh Tracks."

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