In The Moment ... January 8, 2019 Show 490 Hour 1
The Cheyenne River Indian Reservation now has a tribal radio station.
K-I-P-I has had its FCC license for about a month and will serve a valuable role for the community. Tribally run radio stations are important for those in Indian country, especially hyper-rural areas where broadband access is limited.
SDPB’s Lee Strubinger reports…
The call letters for K-I-P-I radio are perfect for the Eagle Butte station.
“KIPI is a Lakota term meaning ‘to come home.’”