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CRYP Will Host a Special Edition of RedCan This August!

CRYP Will Host a Special Edition of RedCan This August!

The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that it will host a special edition of its annual RedCan invitational graffiti jam this summer. Scheduled for Aug. 12-15, RedCan will incorporate an innovative virtual component as well as a variety of youth art activities at CRYP’s Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park. In mid-May, CRYP postponed… Continue Reading

Garden Planting Continues as CRYP Seeks to Improve Food Security

Garden Planting Continues as CRYP Seeks to Improve Food Security

June is off to a busy start at the Cheyenne River Youth Project, located in the heart of South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. Every day, staff members have been busy planting crops in their 2.5-acre, pesticide-free Winyan Toka Win (Leading Lady) Garden. So far, the CRYP team has planted sweet, trident and jalapeño… Continue Reading

CRYP Hosts “Cheyenne River Fights Covid-19” Art Contest for Youth

CRYP Hosts “Cheyenne River Fights Covid-19” Art Contest for Youth

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it is hosting an art contest for Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation youth ages 4-17. The theme of the contest is “Cheyenne River Fights Covid-19,” and the deadline for dropping off finished artwork at CRYP is 5:30 p.m. on Friday, May 29. The nonprofit youth organization will select… Continue Reading

Daily Sack Meal Program Hits the Road & Spring Garden Prep Moves Forward

Daily Sack Meal Program Hits the Road & Spring Garden Prep Moves Forward

On Apr. 29, Chairman Harold Frazier announced that the South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation had identified its first positive case of the novel coronavirus disease, also known as Covid-19. As the tribe enacted a curfew and made stay-at-home orders mandatory, the Cheyenne River Youth Project shifted gears once again, and activity continues at its… Continue Reading

Just in Time for Mother’s Day: Keya Cafe Gift Cards, New Way to Support Food Security During Covid-19

Just in Time for Mother’s Day: Keya Cafe Gift Cards, New Way to Support Food Security During Covid-19

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it is selling gift cards for the Keya Cafe & Coffee Shop, the nonprofit organization’s farm-to-table, on-site social enterprise. Not only will the gift cards allow Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation community members to arrange — and gift — special meals for the upcoming Mother’s Day holiday, they… Continue Reading

Limited Programs & Services Continue at CRYP During Covid-19

Limited Programs & Services Continue at CRYP During Covid-19

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has seen a lot of ups and downs in its nearly 32-year history, including the Great Recession. Now it’s facing what might be its biggest challenge yet: the global Covid-19 pandemic. Yet this grassroots nonprofit youth organization is meeting that challenge head-on. Not only is CRYP continuing to offer modified… Continue Reading

CRYP Continues to Serve Local Youth Through Daily Sack Meal Program

CRYP Continues to Serve Local Youth Through Daily Sack Meal Program

Although the Cheyenne River Youth Project had to close its facilities last month to help combat the spread of Covid-19, the nonprofit youth organization didn’t stop seeking new, creative ways to continue serving its community. In fact, the staff immediately devised a new program to maintain its connection with Cheyenne River’s children.   For the… Continue Reading

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 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

CRYP Offers Holiday Shopping, Goes Eco-Friendly, Finishes Toy Drive Prep

CRYP Offers Holiday Shopping, Goes Eco-Friendly, Finishes Toy Drive Prep

This is an important time of year for the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. Not only are staff and volunteers moving into the home stretch with the annual Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive, they have announced improvements to their holiday offerings that will enhance the spirit of the season. To start,… Continue Reading

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