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CRYP Receives Grant for Keya Cafe Food Truck

CRYP Receives Grant for Keya Cafe Food Truck

We’re honored to announce that the South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) has presented a $10,000 South Dakota Fund grant to Cheyenne River Youth Project. “Our relationship with the South Dakota Community Foundation goes back many years, and it’s always been one of mutual respect and friendship,” said Julie Garreau, CRYP’s executive director. “They’ve supported us… Continue Reading

CRYP to Host “Design Day” for Kaboom Playground on Apr. 25

CRYP to Host “Design Day” for Kaboom Playground on Apr. 25

The Cheyenne River Youth Project is moving forward with plans for its new playground at The Main youth center, which serves 4- to 12-year-olds on South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. On Wednesday, Apr. 25, it will welcome Kaboom representatives for a special Design Day at its campus in Eagle Butte, and staff members are… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series

CRYP Launches Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it officially launched its Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Performing Art Series on Saturday, Apr. 7 and will host regularly scheduled events through the end of May. The family-friendly series, made possible with funding from NEA Art Works, will incorporate popular films, live performances, a youth wacipi and… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Initial Roster of Guest Artists for 2018 RedCan

CRYP Announces Initial Roster of Guest Artists for 2018 RedCan

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that seven popular guest artists will be returning to Eagle Butte this summer for the award-winning RedCan invitational graffiti jam, and it expects to sign additional artists in the coming weeks. To date, East from Denver; Scribe from Kansas City, Missouri; Biafra, Wundr and Cyfi from the Twin… Continue Reading

NEA Grant Will Support 2018 RedCan Event on June 28-30, 2018

NEA Grant Will Support 2018 RedCan Event on June 28-30, 2018

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $25 million in grants as part of the NEA’s first major funding announcement for this fiscal year, and included in this announcement is a Challenge America grant of $10,000 to the Cheyenne River Youth Project. The funding will support CRYP’s 2018 RedCan invitational… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host “Lakota Language Weekend” on Feb. 24-25

CRYP Will Host “Lakota Language Weekend” on Feb. 24-25

The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that it will be hosting a “Lakota Language Weekend” for adult and teen beginners at its Eagle Butte campus on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24-25. Held in conjunction with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Language & Culture Institute, LLW is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each… Continue Reading

Annual Winter Clothing Distribution is Scheduled for Friday, Jan. 12

Annual Winter Clothing Distribution is Scheduled for Friday, Jan. 12

This Friday, Jan. 12, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host a Winter Clothing Distribution at its Eagle Butte campus. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the nonprofit community organization will be distributing winter coats, snow boots and scarves, provided through Alexandria, Virginia-based Running Strong for American Indian Youth; children’s books also will be available.… Continue Reading

2017 Christmas Toy Drive Brought Santa to More than 1,500 Children

2017 Christmas Toy Drive Brought Santa to More than 1,500 Children

Once again, the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s small staff, dedicated band of volunteers, and wide range of generous donors brought Santa Claus to South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. And, they managed to top last year by serving an additional 200-plus children. According to Julie Garreau, CRYP’s executive director, this year’s Christmas Toy Drive served… 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

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

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