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CRYP Adds “Arts Basics” Course & Arts Fellowship to Waniyetu Wowapi

CRYP Adds “Arts Basics” Course & Arts Fellowship to Waniyetu Wowapi

CRYP has announced a significant expansion in programming at its Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Lakota Youth Arts & Culture Institute. This expansion has added a prerequisite course and a full arts fellowship to the Waniyetu Wowapi curriculum. Starting this spring, art students will be able to take a three-week “Arts Basics” course, which serves as… Continue Reading

Six Students Graduate from Main University’s Winter Session

Six Students Graduate from Main University’s Winter Session

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, six students celebrated their graduation from the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s award-winning Main University. The program’s winter session took place from Jan. 15 to Feb. 19, and it was open free to 4- to 12-year-olds who spend time at CRYP’s “The Main” youth center. Recipient of a “Champion for Children” award… Continue Reading

Passion for Fashion is Coming Up on Saturday, Mar. 16!

Passion for Fashion is Coming Up on Saturday, Mar. 16!

Just one week remains before the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s eagerly anticipated “Passion for Fashion” event at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) in Eagle Butte. Scheduled for 12-6 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, this annual celebration of Cheyenne River’s young women will encourage Cheyenne River’s young women to “Remember Your Roots & Embrace Your Culture.” … Continue Reading

Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner Draws Nearly 100 People

Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner Draws Nearly 100 People

In partnership with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Indian Child Welfare program, CRYP hosted a Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) on Friday, Feb. 22. The evening event, which was open to children of all ages as well as adults, drew nearly 100 members of the Eagle Butte community. Guests… Continue Reading

Lori High Elk Leads Young Women’s Talking Circle at CRYP Every Tuesday

Lori High Elk Leads Young Women’s Talking Circle at CRYP Every Tuesday

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that Lori High Elk is leading a “Wachinkichiya Circle” — a young women’s talking circle — every week at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) in Eagle Butte. Scheduled for 5-6 p.m. on Tuesdays, the talking circle is open free to young women ages 13-18.   The talking circle… Continue Reading

CRYP & ICWA Will Host Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner on Feb. 22

CRYP & ICWA Will Host Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner on Feb. 22

In partnership with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Indian Child Welfare program, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host a Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner at its Eagle Butte campus on Friday, Feb. 22. Scheduled for 6-8 p.m. at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life), this special event is open free to all ages; children must… Continue Reading

Winter-Spring Session of Garden Club Starts Feb. 4

Winter-Spring Session of Garden Club Starts Feb. 4

It might be the middle of winter, but that doesn’t mean the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Garden Club is hibernating. To the contrary, the nonprofit organization’s Garden Club starts its winter-spring session at 4:30 p.m. today; open to the 4- to 12-year-olds who attend programming at The Main youth center, this session of Garden Club… Continue Reading

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