Transforming Race Relations In The Black Hills

Jul 24, 2018

In The Moment ... July 24, 2018 Show 385 Hour 1

Sarah Pierce, Karen Mortimer and Heather Dawn
Credit Adria Botella

Karen Mortimer, Executive Director of  Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors (MOA) joined In The Moment for an update on efforts to transform race relations in the Black Hills.

Karen Mortimer, was accompanied by two other members of MOA.

Heather Dawn Thompson, primary researcher for Indian Schools Lands project, gave us an update on the history project related to the Rapid City Indian School lands : An Inconvenient Truth Part 2: Boarding School/Sioux San Lands and Segregation in Rapid City.

Sarah Pierce, Director of Indian Education for the RCAS, talked about new projects related to a model being rolled out this fall to expand the curriculum knowledge  and methods to teach the Oceti Sakowin Educational Understandings in the RCAS.  She will also touch on the initiative related to the teaching and learning of Lakota Language.