Cheyenne River Youth Project

Yearly Archives: 2017

World Premiere: Lakota in America

Click here to donate to CRYP. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, approximately 200 members of the Cheyenne River community joined the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s staff and volunteers for CRYP’s 5th annual Harvest Festival Celebration. Not only did participants enjoy a beautiful, harvest-inspired meal, they were able to attend a special sneak-peek showing of a short… Continue Reading

NEW Career Opportunities at CRYP!

NEW Career Opportunities at CRYP!

As the nonprofit, grassroots Cheyenne River Youth Project approaches the 30-year mark, it continues to grow and evolve as a community development organization. That means it can offer more career opportunities for those who seek employment in nonprofit development and youth programming. CRYP currently has open positions for a full-time deputy director and a full-time… Continue Reading

September Hall of Fame: Daniel & Emmanuel Semon

September Hall of Fame: Daniel & Emmanuel Semon

When CRYP launched the innovative teen internship program three years ago, we hoped that the different opportunities in sustainable agriculture, social enterprise, wellness and art would allow our young people to explore their interests and passions, develop the job and life skills that would serve them well in the years to come, and envision a… Continue Reading

Community Invited to Attend Harvest Festival Celebration & Film Premiere

Community Invited to Attend Harvest Festival Celebration & Film Premiere

The Cheyenne River Youth Project will be hosting its 5th annual Harvest Festival Celebration for the Cheyenne River Lakota reservation community at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 27. The event is open free to the public and will include a couple of very special additions this year. The evening’s festivities will begin with a dinner… Continue Reading

September is Wakagapi Wi, the Month of Creativity!

September is Wakagapi Wi, the Month of Creativity!

September is Wakagapi Wi, or the Month of Creativity, at the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte. To commemorate the occasion, the nonprofit youth organization is hosting a variety of art classes for young people ages 13-18 at its Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center. The classes include mixed media art, ribbon-skirt making,… Continue Reading

RESCHEDULED: “Open Mic Night” in the Art Park Will Take Place Friday, Sept. 22

RESCHEDULED: “Open Mic Night” in the Art Park Will Take Place Friday, Sept. 22

CRYP and the Sacred Heart Center in Eagle Butte will be co-hosting a special Open Mic Night for community members of all ages at 4-7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 22 in CRYP’s free, public Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park. The evening’s festivities will include open mic performances starting at 5 p.m., a chili and… Continue Reading

CRYP Unveils 2017 RedCan Documentary, Announces 2018 Dates

CRYP Unveils 2017 RedCan Documentary, Announces 2018 Dates

In conjunction with releasing its 2017 RedCan mini-documentary (see it now on YouTube!), CRYP also has just announced the dates for its 2018 RedCan graffiti jam. The fourth annual event will take place on June 27-July 1, 2018, with painting scheduled at various sites in CRYP’s Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park and around the… Continue Reading

This Friday, Sept. 1: CRYP’s Invitational Lakota Graffiti Jam!

This Friday, Sept. 1: CRYP’s Invitational Lakota Graffiti Jam!

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that it will be hosting a one-day, invitational Lakota Graffiti Jam in conjunction with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s annual Fair, Rodeo and Powwow weekend. The invitational graffiti jam is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. this Friday, Sept. 1 in CRYP’s Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art… Continue Reading

CRYP Takes 7 Teens to Washington D.C. This Summer

CRYP Takes 7 Teens to Washington D.C. This Summer

Thanks to its participation in “The Hero Effect” on the Oprah Winfrey Network and with the support of the United Way, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® was able to take seven teenagers on a life-changing, all-expenses-paid trip to Washington D.C. this summer. Bryanna Ducheneaux-Clown, Tyra Lends His Horse, Hailee Eagleman, Blake Big Eagle, Wyatt Hill,… Continue Reading

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