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CRST Finance Department hosts festive events for staff

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Finance Department staff is sponsoring holiday festive activities throughout the month of December. On December 9, they held a ginger bread house contest with six participants entering their most delicious creations. Two of the entries were designed as tipis and one event had a miniature drum placed outside its entrance of the tipi. On Wednesday, […]

Annual Hehaka Gleska (Spotted Elk) Wokiksuye Sunk Akan Akupi Ride schedule

December 15: leave Sitting Bull gravesite, arrive in Timber Lake December 16: leave Timber Lake to Opps Ranch December 17: leave Opps Ranch to Green Grass December 18: Day of rest December 19: Green Grass to Jensen Ranch December 20: Jensen Ranch to Cherry Creek December 21: Cherry Creek to Bridger December 22: Day of rest December 23: Bridger to […]

Winter coat drive: share the warmth

The Cheyenne River Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program is accepting now accepting new and gently-used coats for their winter coat drive. Coats and jackets can be dropped off at the Women’s Health Clinic which is located in the Eagle Butte Health Center (IHS hospital). All coat sizes for men, women, and children are welcomed. If you have questions, […]

Annual Angel Tree Project seeking gift donations

The CRST Juvenile Probation Office is now accepting presents for the annual Angel Tree Project. Anyone wanting to donate a gift can sign up to sponsor an “angel”, which is a child in need/want of a present this holiday season. The Probation Services located in the lobby on the Courtside of the Walter Miner Law Enforcement Center in Eagle Butte. […]

Cheyenne River Youth Project seeks community volunteers

The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced that it is seeking local community volunteers and long-term volunteers to help bring Santa Claus to more than 1,700 children on the Cheyenne River through this year’s Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive. In the next three weeks, CRYP staff and volunteers need to sort, wrap and deliver thousands of presents, ensuring that each child […]

Noem proposes lean budget for FY2021


Tax relief for South Dakotans will mean a lean budget year for the state. During her annual budget address, Gov. Kristi Noem noted that a change in federal law would prevent South Dakota from continuing to collect sales tax on internet use. When that change goes into effect in July of next year, the state will lose $20 million in […]

CRST officers complete training


Six officers from the Cheyenne River Law Enforcement completed various types of training this past year. Adult Detention Officers Willo Pretends Eagle and Mark Aungie Jr. and Juvenile Detention Officer Myron Noisy Hawk graduated from the Bureau of Indian Corrections Lieutenant Command School at the Indian Police Academy in Artesia, New Mexico on November 22. Earlier in the year, Adult […]

CRST November, 2019 Summary/Motions & Resolutions

          CHEYENNE RIVER SIOUX TRIBAL COUNCIL NOVEMBER 2019 SUMMARY NOVEMBER 5 & 6, 2019 – Regular Session NOVEMBER 5, 2019–Regular Session–Cheyenne River Motel Conference Room CALLED TO ORDER @    9:35 AM   I     1:42 PM Bryce In the Woods (w/b absent today)     L/X     X Bernita In the Woods X […]

Common road condition terminology to know

• Travel Advisory: Roads are not closed. No unnecessary travel is advised. Motorists should exercise caution when traveling in adverse weather. • Travel Alert: Motorists can still travel but may encounter areas with winter weather driving conditions on roadways. Motorists should allow extra time to reach their destination and be alert to conditions that may make travel difficult, change rapidly, […]

CRST Sales & Service launches new look and product line


When you walk into CRST Sales & Service, you are greeted by a friendly smile from Sales Representative Amber LeBeau. Since being hired in August of this year, she has made it her personal mission to provide the best quality customer service and to build trust with clients. Last year, the store temporarily closed its doors and reopened earlier this […]


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