First Baptist Church celebrates anniversary

First Baptist Church celebrates anniversary


Annual Wounded Knee ride comes through CRST

The annual Wounded Knee Memorial Motorcycle Ride started on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and ended at the Wounded Knee Massacre site on the Pine Ridge Reservation. On August 2, 148 riders made a stop in Eagle Butte to attend both opening ceremonies of the new Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Veterans Park and the Ledger Art Exhibit at the Lakota […]

Ledger Art Exhibit draws large crowd

A grand opening ceremony for a traveling exhibit featuring Lakota ledger art took place on Friday, August 2, at the Lakota Cultural Center in Eagle Butte. Attendance for the event reached over 100 spectators, and included Wounded Knee Massacre descendants and Wounded Knee Memorial motorcyclists. The exhibit has touched the hearts of many across Cheyenne River due to its deep […]

Veterans Park Grand Opening


Cheyenne River Youth Project Executive Director Julie Garreau joins the Arts South Dakota Board of Directors

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that its executive director, Julie Garreau, is now a member of Arts South Dakota’s board of directors. This nonprofit, nonpartisan organization is dedicated to enriching the lives of South Dakotans and their visitors by advancing the arts through service, education and advocacy. This is a mission that resonates with Garreau. She and her […]

Local artists shine at Native POP

Tiospaye Topa Registration

Registration will be held from 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm MDT in the following communities: Tuesday, August 13 – White Horse – Community Building Wednesday, August 14 – Eagle Butte – Cultural Center Thursday, August 15 – Swiftbird – Community Building Registration will be held from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm MDT at Tiospaye Topa School on Monday, August 19th. Sports meeting will be held […]

Free ASL Workshop offered at Oglala Lakota College

A workshop for sign language is being offered free to the public on August 8th and 9th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Oglala Lakota College. ASL Tutor, Ms. Rocel P. Gonzalez will be conducting the sessions. For further information call 605-218-1604 or email:

Ledger Art

The Plains Indians of North America have a long tradition of pictographic artwork that precedes the arrival of European influences. Pictographs and petroglyphs originally appeared as etched or stenciled rock art, and the same stylized treatments later transferred to hide and canvas paintings rendered in natural dyes and pigment stains. Supplementing strong oral traditions, this artwork visually recorded the significant […]

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