Cheyenne River declared a Purple Heart Reservation; Schad honored for military service

The Purple Heart was at the center of last Thursday’s Tribal Council session, during which Cheyenne River was declared a Purple Heart Reservation, and for the second time this year, the tribe honored a Purple Heart recipient. Considered the nation’s oldest military award, the Purple Heart is a military medal awarded in the name of the President of the United […]

Cheyenne River Youth March to recognize all Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The youth, young adults and adults gathered in Eagle Butte Saturday morning May 11, 2019 to remember Happy (Carmen Charger) a Cheyenne River Member and resident whose death was suspicious. “We remember Happy and all our murder, missing and stolen indigenous people today. Allowing our youth to lead we can build them a brighter future,” said Waniya Locke of Standing […]

Canupa given to CRST Tribal Council

Representatives vow to uphold traditional leadership values A canupa was presented to the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council by Joseph Lafferty on May 9. Lafferty explained to the council and all those in attendance that he brought items to present to the council and to talk to them about traditional Lakota leadership. On the floor, in the middle of the […]

State & National News

NATIONAL: Trade war with China continues According to reports from multiple media sources, President Trump has raised tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports. He says he is in for a long fight after talks with the Chinese government ended Friday without a trade deal. “Tariffs will make our Country MUCH STRONGER, not weaker. Just sit back and watch,” the […]

Seniors bid farewell to DHS


Dupree school board discusses budget and year-end business

The Dupree School Board met Monday night to discuss end of the year progress, the preliminary budget and plans for the next school year, including the addition of a weight room and replacement of the Tiger building. Board member Leo Bakeberg reported for the building committee that people from Upper Deck Architects, the same company that designed the elementary edition […]

Dupree graduates honored; prepare for graduation

Dupree High School 2019 Academic Awards

Wakinyan Afraid of Hawk-Top GPA for 8th Gr., Handgames, Wamni Afraid of Hawk-8th Lakota, Alg I,  8th KeyB., Lakota Club Best Attendance, Handgames, Band, Angel Anderson-TRIO, Brittany Anderson-Engl. I, Choir Medal, Jacob Anderson-Choir Medal, Evalyn Ashley-Choir Medal, Handgames, Kadynse Buffalo-Child Dev., Engl. III,  Kelci Bends-Am. Legion Citizenship, Vicki Young Mem. Schol., Eagle Butte Coop Schol., CRST Val. Plaque, Acad. All-Conf. […]

OLC announces open house for new college center

Oglala Lakota College students at the Pejuta Haka College Center (PHCC), Kyle, SD will be starting the 2019 Fall Semester in a new building.  On May 16, 2019 OLC will celebrate the move into the new building with a dedication ceremony and open house beginning at 11:00 a.m.   The Pejuta Haka College Center is the third largest center of […]

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