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Fun facts about Mrs. Means

Sherry Means is the new 7th Grade Teacher at Tiospaye Topa School. A member of CRST, she hails from Eagle Butte, has been teaching for ten years, and possesses a Master of Arts degree from Cameron University. Mrs. Means shared some fun facts about herself: •My favorite animal is the palomino because it reminds me of my younger days roaming the plains here […]

Windswept Academy: A small school with a big heart

Windswept Academy is a private, non-denominational Christian school, dedicated to providing students from the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe with a Christ-centered, quality, academic education in a biblically-directed learning environment. In addition to an excellent faith-based curriculum, we offer small class room sizes so students can benefit from individual attention. We would like for our students to be prepared for a […]

Meet LOWI Kindergarten Teacher Vivian High Elk

What makes Lakhotiyapi Okahtan Wichoichage Inc. Immersion School different? LOWI is a home-based learning school for kindergarten and first grade and it is for our indigenous students to learn, in depth, at a young age before the English language and grammar are taught! All the basic terms on day-to-day living are taught in Lakota, such as eating, playing, household chores […]

Panthers XC Coach shares her insight on the sport, practice, and importance of nutrition

About me: I went to school in Timber Lake and graduated in 1982. I then went to Northern State in Aberdeen and graduated in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology Education with minors in Coaching and Health. I never ran cross country or track in high school, but I did play basketball from seventh grade through high school. […]

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 […]

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