Cheyenne River Youth Project

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CRYP Announces Keynote Speaker for Passion for Fashion, Seeks Donations for Mar. 10 Event

CRYP Announces Keynote Speaker for Passion for Fashion, Seeks Donations for Mar. 10 Event

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced its keynote speaker for the 2018 Passion for Fashion event, scheduled for Saturday, Mar. 10. Fashion designer and public speaker Gina Still Smoking, an enrolled member of the Kul Wicasa Oyate (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe), will be CRYPs honored guest for this special day dedicated to “Empowering Your… Continue Reading

Support CRYP Programming: Enter to Win a Handmade Lakota Star Quilt!

The Cheyenne River Youth Project® announced today that tickets are now on sale for its annual Winter Star Quilt Raffle. CRYP will hold the drawing for the winner of the handmade, queen-size, authentic Lakota star quilt on Monday, December 26. Bonnie LeBeau, a Cheyenne River Sioux tribal member, hand-crafted the seasonally inspired quilt, which has… Continue Reading

PLEASE HELP: 300+ “Dear Santa” Letters Remain to be Adopted

Christmas is a little more than two weeks away, which means the clock is winding down for Cheyenne River Youth Project® staff and volunteers as they prepare to bring Santa Claus to 1,500 children across South Dakota’s remote, 2.8-million-acre reservation. More than 300 “Dear Santa” letters remain to be adopted — but it’s not too… Continue Reading

“Home: Cheyenne River Lakota Nation” is Now Available

Four years ago, a Colorado-based creative team embarked on a fine-art photography project designed to celebrate life on north-central South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River reservation, home to four bands of the Lakota nation. Richard and Heather Steinberger, a photographer-writer team from Bailey, Colorado, joined forces with Evergreen, Colorado-based photographer Matt Normann to develop a coffee… Continue Reading

It’s #GivingTuesday: Support Our Christmas Toy Drive Today!

Today is December 1, and that means just five days until Chanukah, 24 days until the Christmas holiday, and 30 days until the end of the year. This particular Tuesday also is #GivingTuesday. Today, individuals, students, families, businesses, community organizations and charities around the world will come together for one common purpose: to to give… Continue Reading

CRYP Prepares for Annual Holiday Parties, Seeks Donors for 400+ “Dear Santa” Letters

The Thanksgiving holiday is upon us, which means the Cheyenne River Youth Project® has just one month left to fulfill the Christmas wishes of 1,500 children on South Dakota’s remote, 2.8-million-acre Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. More than 1,000 letters have already been adopted by generous supporters, yet more remains to be done. “We still have… Continue Reading

Nearly 200 Riders Complete 2015 RASDak Ride, Raise Almost $18K for CRYP

This month, nearly 200 people from 29 U.S. states and Canada rode their bicycles 480 miles across South Dakota, from the Black Hills to the state’s eastern glacial lakes. The 198 riders, ranging from 8 to 78 years old, were taking part in the weeklong Ride Across South Dakota, an annual event that supports charitable… Continue Reading

RedCan Graffiti Jam Will Feature Artists from Across U.S., Plus Skateboard Exhibition

It’s almost here. Indian country’s first-ever graffiti jam is just three weeks away, and it’s built incredible momentum. The Cheyenne River Youth Project® staff reports that acclaimed artists, valued supporters and friends will converge on Eagle Butte, South Dakota, from around the world. The revolutionary arts event, titled RedCan, is scheduled for July 8-9 in… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host Annual RASDak Bicycle Riders on June 9-10

In less than a week, nearly 200 riders and a volunteer support crew from 29 states and Canada will depart the Black Hills on a seven-day tour that will end in eastern South Dakota’s Glacial Lakes. The riders and crew are part of the annual Ride Across South Dakota, a not-for-profit event that supports charitable… Continue Reading




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