Monday, August 22 marks First Day of School in Dupree

It was a busy day in Dupree as the 2016-2017 school year got off to a “hot” start. Temperatures were reported in the high 90’s to low 100’s as kids dressed in their new school clothes roamed the elementary and high school halls. Temperatures should drop off the rest of the week. 

Seven Council Fires unite after 100 years to protect the water

In what Lakota leaders called an historic time, the initial and informal convening of the Oceti Sakowin, (Och-et-eeshak-oh-win) meaning Seven Council Fires, took place on Wednesday, August 17 as leaders met to discuss the best course of action in their united effort to defeat the Dakota Access Pipeline from being built north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. The Lakota […]

Cheyenne River issues first meth related exclusion order

After the Cheyenne River Tribal Council passed a resolution last July banishing meth dealers from the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation, the Cheyenne River Law Enforcement Department hand delivered the first banishment order on August 8. Nevin Joaquin, 26 and a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe was convicted in Hughes County Circuit Court on the charge of Possession […]

Lakota No Smoking Sign/Logo Contest

Don’t miss your chance to win a prize in the Great Plains Tribal Chairman’s Health Board Lakota No Smoking Sign/Logo Contest!  Adults and youth are encouraged to get creative and design a culturally appropriate NO SMOKING Sign/Logo.  The winning entries will be used in tribal communities for tobacco and smoke-free areas.   Entries must be 8 ½ by 11 inch […]

C-EB school starts next Monday

The 2016-17 school year will begin next Monday for students at Cheyenne Eagle Butte. With the new school year there will be some temporary changes made to where parents will drop their children off at the primary school. Construction will begin August 29 on the Kindergarten wing. As a result of the construction, the drop-off and pickup route has changed. […]

Braves Kickoff Fall Sports Schedule

The C-EB Braves football team will kick off the 2016 season this Friday night against Bennett County. Kickoff is set at 6:00 p.m. The Braves Cross Country team will be in Mobridge on Saturday morning for the first meet of the season as they compete at the Mobridge/Pollock Invitational. The Braves volleyball team will travel to Timber Lake next Tuesday […]


The Lakota Nation story on page 1 of our August 18, 2016 edition contained two errors as follows:  The Seven Council Fires joined the Hunkpapa to defeat Custard (should have said Custer), Frazier said.  “Custard’s (should have said Custer’s)  army attacked the Hunkpapa’s first. Now, it’s the DAPL attacking the Hunkpapa,” he said. 

Official results of CRST Primary Election held on August 9, 2016

Below are the official election results of the CRST Primary Election held on August 9. The top two candidates from District’s 1,2,3, and 6 and the top four candidates from Districts 4 and 5 will move on to the general election in November

District 1  Bryce In the Woods       61 Ardys C. Cook                  55 Steve Moran                     38 Arlee High Elk                 37 Burton In the Woods    16 David Hale            […]

Senator Rounds visits Cheyenne River

U.S Senator Mike Rounds visited Cheyenne River on Thursday. Rounds is pictured visiting with residents, area landowners, and program staff at the White Horse Community Building. The group discussed the effects of flooding in recent years that has resulted in excess silting along the Moreau River. The flooding is a direct result of the bottle neck effect created by the […]

CRST residents and tribal members mobilize against the pipeline: images of a movement

CRST Youth, under the supervision of Mary Grass, showed their support for the pipeline protestors by hosting a run from CRST to the SRST camp on Saturday August 20. Dana Dupris said a prayer for the runners before they left and explained the significance of the staff they were carrying to the Sacred Stone Camp. 

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