Cheyenne River Youth Project

Yearly Archives: 2017

CRYP Will Host Christmas Parties for Youth on Dec. 7-8

CRYP Will Host Christmas Parties for Youth on Dec. 7-8

This week, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host its annual Christmas parties at The Main youth center and the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Children ages 4 to 12 are welcome to attend festivities at The Main from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7, and… Continue Reading

November Hall of Fame: Juell Twite

November Hall of Fame: Juell Twite

When Juell Twite was a young child growing up in Eagle Butte, she wanted to join the other kids at CRYP’s The Main youth center for 4- to 12-year-olds. Sadly, health issues kept her close to home — until one summer day, when she was a teenager. “I was sitting at home feeling sad, because… Continue Reading

Wakpá Wašté Háŋpapȟečuŋpi Workshop & Tournament is Scheduled for Dec. 1-2

Wakpá Wašté Háŋpapȟečuŋpi Workshop & Tournament is Scheduled for Dec. 1-2

The Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte has announced that it will host the Wakpá Wašté Háŋpapȟečuŋpi — or Cheyenne River Handgame — Workshop & Tournament on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2 at its Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center. From 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, presenters will share information about traditional… Continue Reading

Enter to Win a Handmade Lakota Star Quilt, and Support our Toy Drive!

Enter to Win a Handmade Lakota Star Quilt, and Support our Toy Drive!

Each year, to celebrate the spirit of the season and raise funds to support its massive Christmas Toy Drive, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® hosts a Winter Star Quilt Raffle. This week, the nonprofit youth organization announced that tickets are are on sale for the 2017 raffle, which runs through the end of the day… Continue Reading

November is Wopila Keniciapi Wi, the Month of Giving Thanks, at CRYP

November is Wopila Keniciapi Wi, the Month of Giving Thanks, at CRYP

Activities include annual “Thanks for Kids” community dinner on Nov. 17, robust youth arts programming, and another installment of the popular Book2Movie Club. November is Wopila Keniciapi Wi, or the Month of Giving Thanks, at the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte. To commemorate the monthly theme, the nonprofit youth organization will be hosting… Continue Reading

October Hall of Fame: Alyson Potter

October Hall of Fame: Alyson Potter

More than a decade ago, a Cheyenne River teen named Anthony Potter was a regular around CRYP’s “The Main” youth center, offering volunteer service wherever and whenever it was needed. Fast forward to 2017, and quite a bit has changed: For starters, the youth project has expanded beyond The Main and is now a 5-acre… Continue Reading

October Is “Lakol Wichohan Wi” at CRYP, a Celebration of Lakota Traditions, Culture and Spirituality

October Is “Lakol Wichohan Wi” at CRYP, a Celebration of Lakota Traditions, Culture and Spirituality

October is Lakol Wichohan Wi, or the Month of Lakota Traditions and Culture, at the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte. To commemorate the monthly theme, as well as Native American Day on Oct. 9, the nonprofit youth organization has hosted a variety of classes in traditional Lakota arts, culture, tradition and spirituality. At… Continue Reading

“Growing Into Wowachinyepi” Applications Will Be Accepted Through Jan. 10, 2018

“Growing Into Wowachinyepi” Applications Will Be Accepted Through Jan. 10, 2018

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that it is accepting applications for its innovative “Growing into Wowachinyepi” program until Jan. 10, 2018 (read more to learn how to apply!). This initiative is designed to honor the Cheyenne River community’s youth leaders in a culturally relevant and respectful way, while also giving participants opportunities to… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches 2017 Christmas Toy Drive, Serving 1,500+ Children

CRYP Launches 2017 Christmas Toy Drive, Serving 1,500+ Children

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced the official launch of its 2017 Christmas Toy Drive. The nonprofit youth organization is seeking organizational partners and individual supporters around the country to help fulfill many hundreds of “Dear Santa” letters on South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River reservation. (Click here to learn more about how to help!)… Continue Reading

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