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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

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

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 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

2020 Passion for Fashion: How to Help

2020 Passion for Fashion: How to Help

f you would like to support the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2020 Dress Drive for Passion for Fashion, please considering contributing any of the following: -New/Gently Used Formal Dresses (Sizes 4-26, especially sizes 16-26) -Dress Accessories (Examples: Purses, Wraps, Scarves) -Formal Shoes (especially sizes 9-12) -Jewelry  -Hair Accessories & Care Products -Facial, Manicure and Pedicure… Continue Reading

CRYP Releases Wo Otúh’an Wi Documentary, Shares 2019 Community Impact

CRYP Releases Wo Otúh’an Wi Documentary, Shares 2019 Community Impact

This week, the Cheyenne River Youth Project released its first-ever documentary film showcasing the annual Wo Otúh’an Wi (Moon of Giving Away Presents) Toy Drive, which served nearly 1,500 children on South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in December 2019. The nonprofit youth organization also has released powerful community-impact figures for the entire year.… Continue Reading

CRYP Welcomes 50+ Teens to Cokata Wiconi to Ring in 2020

CRYP Welcomes 50+ Teens to Cokata Wiconi to Ring in 2020

The Cheyenne River Youth Project threw its doors open to Eagle Butte youth on New Year’s Eve. More than 50 teens converged on the grassroots, nonprofit youth project’s campus for a night of games, great food and refreshments, and even a scoreboard countdown to 2020. Partygoers organized basketball pickup games, practiced their shooting skills, played… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Special Holiday Happenings in December

CRYP Announces Special Holiday Happenings in December

With less than six weeks to go before Santa Claus arrives on South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, the Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced several important happenings on this year’s holiday calendar. These include holiday parties at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center and “The Main” youth center, a public Christmas Toy… Continue Reading

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