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LOWI school hosted open house Saturday; temporary location at CRYP


A small gathering of parents and supporters met at the CRYP Main for the Lakȟótiyapi Okáȟtaŋ Wičhóičhaǧe Inc. (LOWI) open house. The Main is the temporary location for the new Lakota immersion school that will officially open its doors for twenty kindergarten students January 14, 2019. According to board-appointed secretary and volunteer Renee Iron Hawk, the the school will have […]

New Equine center in Eagle Butte


Construction is underway for the new CRST Youth Horsemanship equine center in Eagle Butte. WoLakota Construction LLC is the contractor that is currently working on phase one of the project. According to company co-owner, Spence Etzkorn, the building materials used for the center are energy efficient and durable. “The walls are three inches of insulation with four inches of concrete […]

Marcella LeBeau honored


On November 29, renown Lakota elder and World War II veteran Marcella LeBeau was honored at the 2018 Administration for Native Americans fall meeting in Crystal City, VA. ANA Commissioner and Deputy Assistant Secretary for Native American Affairs Jeannie Hovland presented with a certificate which stated “the Administration for Native Americans is honored to acknowledge an amazing American Indian elder […]

US Postal Service announces operations plan for National Day of Mourning

President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, December 5, 2018 as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Out of respect for the 41st President of the United States and to honor his vast contributions to our country during his lifetime, and consistent with the Presidential Proclamation, the United States Postal Service will suspend […]

Department of Revenue reminds consumers to check for sales tax when making online purchases

Pierre, SD—With the holiday season in full swing, the South Dakota Department of Revenue reminds consumers to make sure their online purchases include state and municipal sales taxes. As of Nov.1, 2018, South Dakota required remote sellers who meet certain thresholds to obtain licensing and remit applicable taxes. South Dakota’s remote seller law applies to businesses without a physical presence […]

Talks of extending “Operation Faithful Patriot” simmer


Troop presence at the US border could extend beyond Dec. 15 if the Department of Defense (DOD) receives an extension order from the White House. In a presidential memorandum April 4, President Donald J. Trump said a “drastic surge of illegal activity on the southern border” is threatening national security. Trump ordered 4,000 National Guard Troops to the Southern border […]

Nursing home in Mobridge faces uncertainty


Black Hills Receiver LLC, announced on Wednesday, Nov. 14, that it has determined that it is in the best interest of the residents, under the circumstances, to carefully plan for and pursue closure of two skilled nursing facilities, the Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation and Madison Care and Rehabilitation Centers. The Mobridge Care and Rehabilitation Center is a medium facility with […]

Goldtooth visits CRST

Dallas Goldtooth, Mdewakanton Dakota and Dine, is an activist, poet, journalist, traditional artist, powwow emcee and comedian who came to visit  the CRST Chairman’s office on Wednesday. Goldtooth is known for his  work with the Indigenous Environmental Network, as well as his work as a Dakota cultural/langauage teacher, a non-violent direct action trainer, a water protector, and the co-founder of […]

CRYP will host Information Session for new Lakota Immersion School Saturday, December 1

Lakȟótiyapi Okáȟtaŋ Wičhóičhaǧe Inc. (LOWI), the new Eagle Butte-based Lakota immersion school set to open in January, invites the community to an open house and information session on Saturday, Dec. 1. Scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., the event will take place at the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s “The Main” youth center, located at 702 4th St. in Eagle […]

Fast/Slow Time on CRST


When first spending any significant amount of time on the east end of the Cheyenne River reservation, one becomes very familiar with the terms “fast time” and “slow time.” For many, there is a period of adjustment when they learn that in order to be on time for an 8:00 am appointment in Eagle Butte, they should leave the Swift […]


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