Dupree Blood Drive helps save lives



The Dupree blood drive held on May 25 brought in 18 people to donate and 20 units of life-saving blood was procured from them. There were two deferrals and four that did the 2RBC donations.  The refreshments were donated by the Friendly Few 4-H Club members and were enjoyed by everyone. The next blood drive in Dupree will be on […]

Eagle Butte City Council meets for June regular meeting



The Eagle Butte City Council held it’s June regular meeting on Monday night for the first full session with the new council members.  Garbage, the golf course, Sycamore Street, and the softball field were some of the more discussed items on the agenda. The council discussed the city’s lack of garbage service since the tribe discontinued dumpster service in January.  […]

Tribal Ventures’ Grant Proposals Still Being Accepted



Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Ventures announced in April its intention to grant up to $50,000 in Community Development Grants to communities to improve community assets and infrastructure. “Our intention is to offer $25,000 in $5,000 Seed Grants to reservation non-profits, and $25,000 in $1,000 Mini-Grants to informal community groups,” said Mona Dunsmore, Community Engagement Specialist. “To date we have only […]

Shakopee Donation



OLC graduates



Sioux Chef coming to Eagle Butte on Friday



“The Sioux Chef” Sean Sherman is coming to Eagle Butte and will campus on Friday, June 10. The chef is spending the day at CRYP courtesy of the nonprofit, grassroots youth project’s “Learning to Eat Like Our Ancestors” initiative. In the morning, Sherman will lead an entrepreneurism workshop, which will be open to CRYP’s teen interns as well as to […]

Running Strong for American Indian Youth Summer Food Service Program



The Running Strong for American Indian Youth program will again be sponsoring the Summer Food Service Program.  The Summer Food Service Program will serve lunch to all children at no charge. The program will  provide a lunch for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.  For more information, contact Lauren Hass-Finkelstein at 703-317-9881. Meals will […]

Detective Leaf honored by U.S Attorney’s Office and ATF



The room was small, but the respect shown in the compact conference room was enormous as Cheyenne-River Law Enforcement Detective Russell Leaf received two awards from two federal law enforcement agencies for Leaf’s involvement in helping solve the Mossman Church arson last summer. The first award was presented to Detective Leaf by Tim Maher, Assistant U.S. Attorney. Maher explained that […]

Twelves students graduate from CRST OLC campus in 2016



Nine students graduated from the Cheyenne-River Sioux Tribe Oglala Lakota College campus (CRST/OLC) on Friday June 3 with four-year degrees, two students with assocate degrees and one person with a certificate.   As many of the speakers pointed out, the road to graduation for many of the students was not always smooth, but the students proved their perseverence on the […]

CRST Agricultural Leasing (Farm/Pasture) Ordinance



Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Agricultural Leasing (Farm/Pasture) Ordinance No.      ## – 102    AUTHORITY                    2 ## – 103    SCOPE AND APPLICABILITY            2 ## – 104    JURISDICTION                    3 ## – 105    DEFINITIONS                    3 ## – 106    AWARD OF AGRICULTURAL LEASES        5 A.        Eligibility Requirements:       […]


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