CRST Inauguration ceremony held Saturday

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Inauguration Ceremony took place on Saturday, December 8, at the Cheyenne-Eagle Butte High School Auditorium in Eagle Butte. The ceremony was filled with Lakota prayer, song, thank you speeches, and gifts. The Master of Ceremonies was Remi Bald Eagle, who announced the agenda while spectators took their seats. Cheyenne River Sioux Veterans Association began the […]

C-store in Takini offers locals closer stop for fuel; target date for La Plant is end of March

Gas is flowing at the Takini c-store, and the c-store in La Plant is set to be completed by the end of March or the beginning of April according to Chris Dupris, Assistant Project Manager at CRST Tribal Projects. “As of right now, we’re on punch list items, walking through the project, paint touch up and all that stuff,” Dupris […]

E.A.G.L.E Center students enjoy Creativity Jam

Students at the E.A.G.L.E. Center enjoyed a different kind of school day Nov. 20th when staff hosted the inaugural Creativity Jam. The event was held throughout the school day and was conceived of as a way to recognize and foster the creative talents of EC students. Student artwork was matted and displayed for all to see. Students who wanted to […]

Third graders promote “No Smoking”

Tiospaye Topa student celebrates her 1000 points

Santa’s Sleigh contest winner

Schedule for 28th Annual Si Tanka Wokiksuye Sunk Akan Akupi (Big Foot Memorial Ride)

This year marks the 128th anniversary of the killing of Tatanka Iyotake (Sitting Bull), who was killed on December 15, 1890. The death of the revered leader shook the oyate and started a domino effect that ended in mass murder at Wounded Knee. In the aftermath of Tatanka Iyotake’s murder, a group of Lakotas fled from the Standing Rock Sioux […]

Marcella LeBeau named Veteran of the Day

On November 30, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs announced Marcella LeBeau as “Veteran of the Day.” A video featuring LeBeau was posted on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ website, YouTube channel and Facebook page. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs stated: “Ninety-nine-year-old Marcella Ryan LeBeau enlisted in 1943 and served in the Army Nurse Corps in WWII, reaching […]

Tribal members granted day of mourning to honor former CRST Tribal Council Representative

Former Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Council Representative Vernon “Cheeto” Mestes journeyed into the Spirit World on Thursday, December 6, 2018. Mestes served as a District 1 Tribal Council Representative from 1984-1988, 1988-1992, and 1992-1996.  Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal employees were granted eight hours of leave on Wednesday, December 12, in observance of Mestes’ funeral, which took place at the Eagle […]

CRST’s O’Leary honored at wacipi

United States Army Corporal and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal member, Tanner O’Leary, was honored during the grand entry of the 2018 Waniyetu Wacipi in Flandreau on Sunday, Dec. 9. O’Leary, a U.S. Army 82nd Airborne paratrooper, passed away from wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device on Dec. 9, 2007 in Afghanistan. During Sunday’s grand entry, eyapaha Jerry Dearly shared […]

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