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CRST voters select their general election candidates


The atmosphere in the Cheyenne River Motel Conference Room was tense and quiet during last Tuesday’s preliminary ballot count of the tribal primary election. Over 100 members of the public observed as the CRST Election Board used a projector to show unofficial tallies from each voting poll. Election Board Chairman Bryce In The Woods loudly explained his actions to the […]

Consequences of tariffs raise debate


The recent tariffs implemented by the Trump Administration which have raised concerns in various business industries across the U.S. and with foreign trade partners have been hailed by some and condemned by others. The motivation behind the tariffs comes from reports from the Commerce Department that indicate foreign trade partners practice unfair trade under current trade agreements. These questionable trades […]

Iron Hawk returns home, dances for late brother


Carmen Iron Hawk is enlisted in the United States Army and is currently on active duty stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington as a Signal Support Systems Specialist (25U). For the past two weeks, Iron Hawk has been enjoying her vacation spending time in Red Scaffold with her tiwahe. The Takini High School graduate and former Miss Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe […]

Volunteers needed for Labor Day activities

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Youth Affairs Program and Revenue Office are seeking volunteers to help with activities during the CRST Fair. Activities include archery, Takoja games, Play Day, bike races, basketball tournament, and kiddie races. According to a tribal memo from Revenue Director Lynnette Dupris, Chairman Frazier has approved comp-time for tribal employees willing to work some hours. For […]

CRST Labor Day Artist Market

Want to sell your art? Set up at the CRST Labor Day Celebration’s Artist Market. Join us on August 31 through September 3, outside of the Cultural Center in Eagle Butte. The Wakpa Wasté (Good River) Artist Group will have a large tent sent up on the east side of the Cultural Center during the Labor Day weekend celebration. There […]

82nd Annual Red Scaffold Wacipi results

Jr/Teen Girls Fancy:  1st: Anessa One Skunk, 2nd: Collins Blue Coat, 3rd: Angelic Collins Jr/Teen Girls Jingle:  1st: Adina Waters, 2nd: Aneisha Hayes, 3rd: Annatia Hayes Jr/Teen Girls Traditional:  1st: Hope Shorty, 2nd: Shayne Nezzie, 3rd: Wanbli Waste Win Kiukanpi Jr/Teen Boys Grass:  1st: Lakota Makes Room For Them, 2nd: Jordan Makes Room For Them, 3rd: Logan Quilt Jr/Teen Boys […]

Red Scaffold wacipi rooted in traditions, family, and community


The 82nd Annual Red Scaffold Wacipi and Celebration took place from August 17-19 with various events and Lakota ceremonies. Events kicked off with the wacipi grand entry at 8 p.m., with the color guard performed by the American Legion Post 308 from Eagle Butte. Arena Director Remi Bald Eagle carried in the Red Scaffold eagle staff as dancers followed into […]


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