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Remembering Kevin Locke and Rapid City's lost children


On today's show …

We continue our analysis of the SDSU Poll. Director David Wiltse returns to discuss how South Dakotans feel about marijuana and Medicaid.

We Meet the Candidates for state house and senate for the 2022 election. Reynold Nesiba, a Democrat, is running for re-election as state senator in District 15.

Traditional storyteller and educator Kevin Locke recently passed away. Locke was a champion for bringing the gift of language to young children on reservations so their culture and history would remain. Wil Meya is the chairman of the Language Conservancy. He joins us to share his memories of Locke.

Monday was Native American Day in South Dakota. The date was marked by a march in Rapid City which brought people together for a solemn task. The organization "Remembering the Children" is developing a memorial to honor the countless children who died while attending Indian Boarding Schools from the 1800s to 1960s. Amy Sazue is the executive director of the Remembering the Children Memorial Project and talks about Monday's ground blessing ceremony.

Plus, Kevin Woster meets an old man fishing and tells the tale.

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