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CRYP Postpones Passion for Fashion, Closes Facilities, Shifts Cafe to Takeout Only

CRYP Postpones Passion for Fashion, Closes Facilities, Shifts Cafe to Takeout Only

Due to the rapidly evolving situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it is postponing its annual Passion for Fashion event, originally scheduled for this Saturday, Mar. 21. In addition, the nonprofit youth organization is closing its youth centers and Family Services program through at least next weekend, and… Continue Reading

CRYP’s Lakota Art Fellows Enjoy Intensive Arts Immersion in Minneapolis

CRYP’s Lakota Art Fellows Enjoy Intensive Arts Immersion in Minneapolis

The Cheyenne River Youth Project took its 2019-2020 cohort of Lakota Art Fellows to Minneapolis on Feb. 28 to Mar. 1 for an intensive arts immersion experience. CRYP Art Director Tyler Read accompanied fellows Kailey Carter and Emanual Semon on this special two-day field trip. The whirlwind tour included trips to the Minneapolis Institute of… Continue Reading

CRYP Executive Director Julie Garreau is Serving as NAFSA President

CRYP Executive Director Julie Garreau is Serving as NAFSA President

CRYP has announced that Executive Director is currently serving as president of the Native American Food Sovereignty Alliance.  Her term of service with NAFSA began in October 2019 and will run through December 2020. Garreau has seen CRYP through its exhilarating development from a tiny, one-room youth center in 1988 to a large 21st century… Continue Reading

Indigenous Cooking Interns Shine at Lakota Food Summit This Month

Indigenous Cooking Interns Shine at Lakota Food Summit This Month

The Cheyenne River Youth Project’s indigenous cooking interns made quite an impression at this month’s Lakota Food Summit in Rapid City. Hosted by the Lakota Food Sovereignty Coalition and led by Sean Serman, The Sioux Chef (pictured here with the interns), this first-time event took place Feb. 18-20 at the Holiday Inn-Rushmore Plaza. Anthony Potter,… Continue Reading

CRYP Invites Community to Share RedCan Input

CRYP Invites Community to Share RedCan Input

The Cheyenne River Youth Project is encouraging members of the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation community to share ideas and input as it prepares for RedCan 2020. The 6th annual invitational graffiti jam is scheduled for June 24-27 at CRYP’s public Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park and at select mural sites throughout Eagle Butte. –… Continue Reading

February is an Exciting Month for CRYP’s Teen Art Interns & Lakota Art Fellows

February is an Exciting Month for CRYP’s Teen Art Interns & Lakota Art Fellows

February is an exciting month for the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Lakota Youth Arts & Culture Institute. Not only did the new winter cohort of teen art interns have the opportunity to learn from two accomplished artists in residence, the 2019-2020 Lakota Art Fellows are preparing to embark on a special… Continue Reading

Indigenous Cooking Interns Prepare for Lakota Food Summit on Feb. 18-20

Indigenous Cooking Interns Prepare for Lakota Food Summit on Feb. 18-20

The first-ever Lakota Food Summit is taking place later this month in Rapid City, South Dakota, and the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s winter cohort of indigenous cooking interns are getting ready to shine. The teens are preparing their own recipes to share at the summit, scheduled for Feb. 18-20 at the Holiday Inn-Rushmore Plaza. The… Continue Reading

CRYP Seeks Full-Time Deputy Director

CRYP Seeks Full-Time Deputy Director

The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that it is seeking a deputy director to join its full-time staff in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. The new deputy director will be responsible for developing the nonprofit youth organization’s strategic plan and budget, and providing coordination and oversight of all fundraising activities.   The new staff member… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Date for 2020 Passion for Fashion, Launches Dress Drive

CRYP Announces Date for 2020 Passion for Fashion, Launches Dress Drive

As January draws to a close, the Cheyenne River Youth Project already has its eyes firmly set on spring — and on its beloved Passion for Fashion event. The nonprofit, grassroots youth organization announced today that this year’s event will take place on Saturday, Mar. 21, and the annual Dress Drive is now under way. … Continue Reading

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