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A demonstration demanding Oceti Sakowin curriculum in South Dakota schools

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In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and arts program.

On today's show:

Recently, the World Wildlife Fund has released their 2021 annual report and it shows that we've lost over 2.5 million acres of intact grassland in a single year. Patrick Lendrum is the science lead for their northern great plains program. He joins us with details.

The branch of medicine known as neurology studies the nervous system. On Call with the Prairie Doc® this week has Dr. Deb Johnston and a panel talking about potential treatments and disorders.

Dakota Political Junkies Mike Card and Jon Hunter visit about this week's demonstration in Pierre by those wanting Oceti Sakowin history to be taught in South Dakota's schools.

An old-fashioned meeting, courting, and marriage as told by Don Konechne, an 88-year-old farmer and rancher from just outside Rapid City.

Dr. Bryce Tellmann presents this month's STEAM Café Tuesday evening at 6:00 p.m. at Hay Camp Brewing. Tellmann's presentation is called "Defining the Great Plains: Reinventing a Region Through Ideas and Stories." Tellmann is an instructor in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at South Dakota Mines.

South Dakota State University's Frost Arena is getting a $50 million makeover and a name change. SDPB Sports and Rec reporter Nate Wek talks about the project that is boosted by a $20 million gift from First Bank & Trust, a Brookings-based company.

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