In The Moment: Inside The Missing And Murdered Indigenous Crisis

May 27, 2021

In the Moment, May 27, 2021 Show 1058.

Lake Area Technical College in Watertown has recently received a gift of $10 million from author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott (former wife of Jeff Bezos). Mike Cartney, president of Lake Area Technical College explains why.

For SDPB's May Spotlight on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Lee Strubinger reports on the search for Susan Fast Eagle.

The Minnesota state legislature launched a task force to study the crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in the state. We talk with Minnesota Senator Mary Kunesh, researcher Nicole MartinRogers, and Minnesota Women's Press associate editor Lydia Moran.

Take a Moment for Spearfish, South Dakota. We talk Sasquatch, trout, and the wonders of Spearfish Canyon. (Music for this segment is "If I Could Hear Your Voice Again" from South Dakota composer/musician Scott Jibben. Used with the artist's permission.)

Erik Helland talks about hearty plants in this week's South Dakota Home Garden.

Pianist Nick Linn is getting back into live music mode with performances in the Black Hills.