Whitney Rencountre

In the Moment Black Hills Special: July 5-12

Jul 12, 2019

Stan Adelstein explains how being Jewish shaped him. Whitney Rencountre talks about how his grandfather, and Native culture more broadly, shaped him. Sam Hurst, Kevin Woster, and Linda Hasselstrom discuss about the value of the region. We hear music from the Black Hills Chamber Music Society, The Lark and the Loon, and Tiffany Johnson. Dr. Rachel Headley and Meg Manke talk building a better workplace. Rick Kahler explains financial therapy.  



In The Moment ... July 11, 2019 Show 613 Hour 1

Whitney and Jessie Rencountre stop by the Black Hills Surgical Hospital Studio in Rapid City to discuss things like race and the arts.

Whitney performs two songs while Jessie discusses her book Pet'a Shows Misun the Light

Rural America Initiatives

In The Moment ... February 12, 2019 Show 514 Hour 2

Rural America Initiatives celebrates a dream come true with a ribbon cutting and open house Thursday beginning at 2:00 p.m.

Amy Sazue and Whitney Rencountre talk about a new day for the organization that's changing lives in Rapid City.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... December 12, 2018 Show 478 Hour 2

The Lakota Nation Invitational is now in its fourth decade. This year, Rapid City businesses showed up in unprecedented numbers to participate in the corporate handgames tournament.

Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors Whitney Rencountre and Karen Mortimer join us to explain. Also with us is Julie Schmitz Jensen, president and CEO of Visit Rapid City.

2018 Black Hills Powwow

Oct 2, 2018
Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... October 2. 2018 Show 434 Hour 1

The Black Hills Powwow has become one of the premier American Indian cultural events in the United States, attracting thousands of dancers, singers, artisans and several thousand spectators from across several U.S. states, Canadian provinces and beyond.

Stephen Yellow Hawk, president of the Black Hills Powwow, accompanied by Karen Mortimer and Whitney Rencountre, members of Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors, joined In The Moment with a preview of the festivities.

In The Moment ... January 25, 2018 Show 263 Hour 1

We welcome members of Mniluzahan Okolakiciyapi Ambassadors for a conversation about the group's journey to the Museum of Tolerance. Whitney Rencountre, Karen Mortimer, Bev Warne, and Eric Dwyer join us to talk about racial disparity and racism in Rapid City, the lessons of the Holocaust, and the nature of hope as we strive to make a better community.

Photo art by Victoria Wicks

Fashion designers and their models put on a show at the School of Mines and Technology late last week, but this show had a twist. The Red Spirit fashion show features contemporary clothing created by Native designers and uses Native models.