Drive south of Scenic on BIA Highway 27 and you'll find Thunder Valley. You won't have to look hard. After you've driven about half an hour through Pine Ridge's grasslands and hills, Thunder Valley stands out. You'll first notice a cluster of very tall houses, some finished, some not. Then you'll see a large apartment complex and community center, both still under construction, and a small red barn and administration building.
This is a model community, designed to show the possibilities when a group of dedicated people think beyond the conventional to make a good life.
SDPB's Victoria Wicks talks with organizers of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation to bring us this feature on In the Moment.