The Lakota Way



Food and Skills Workshop held in Eagle Butte to promote cultural skills



The SDSU Cheyenne River Ex­tension Office along with CRST Tribal Ventures hosted an Indig­enous Food and Skills Workshop last week leading up to the an­nual CRST Labor Day Fair. The workshop included a va­riety of traditionally themed contests, including traditional food cook-offs, longest Tinpsila (wild turnip) braid, longest hair, and Most Beautiful Bead Work. There were also physical con­tests, including […]

Julie Garreau earns Cordes Fellowship, will travel to Mexico in October



CRYP’s Executive Director, Ju­lie Garreau, has earned a Cordes Fellowship. On October 11-16, she will attend the fellowship’s Opportunity Collaboration in Ixtapa, Mexico, and take part in all delegate sessions. Cordes Fellowships are de­signed for exceptional social en­trepreneurs and nonprofit lead­ers who are engaged in poverty alleviation and economic justice enterprises. The purpose of the fellowship program is to open […]

“I want candy”



Voices of our political leaders…

A South Dakota summer

I spent the busy August work period crisscrossing South Da­kota, meeting with South Da­kotans and taking in the sights and sounds of everything that our great state has to offer in the summertime. I attended fairs from Butte-Lawrence County to Brown County to Turner County and this year’s state fair in Huron; held town hall meetings in Lem­mon and Buffalo; […]

Responsible spending starts with a budget processenact



With the elections far behind us and so many pressing issues before us – the Iran deal, the rise of ISIS and “lone wolf” terrorists, a national highway bill and cyber security – the need to address our budgetary crisis has fallen out of the limelight recently. But failing to make front-page news doesn’t change the fact that our national […]

Letter to the editor…



Dear Editor, 9/11 was truly a horrific day for all of us.  What do you think of when you reflect on that day? How many of you give a thought for the thousands, including my­self, who are dying every day as a result of those terrible attacks; the Ground Zero workers? We were firefighters, construc­tion workers, law enforcement, relief workers, […]

School Photos



Tiospaye Topa’s first day of school



Dupree High School Homecoming 2015

This year’s theme is Fairy Tale

It’s our story and the Tigers will decide how the story ends! Homecoming festivities will begin the week of September 21st Monday: • Twin Day— Come as pairs and dress JUST LIKE someone else! • All-School Pep Rally put on by the Cheerleaders at 2:45 pm that will focus on volleyball and cross county. • Home Volleyball Game at 5 […]


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