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45 Teens Complete Five Lakota Culture Camps This Fall

45 Teens Complete Five Lakota Culture Camps This Fall

This October and November, the Cheyenne River Youth Project hosted five 15-hour Lakota Culture Camps through its new Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Lakota Youth Arts & Culture Institute. Forty-five 13- to 18-year-olds completed the camps, which were made possible through grants from NEA ArtWorks, ArtPlace America, South Dakota Arts Council and TECA. The camps gave… Continue Reading

CRYP Releases Official 2018 RedCan Documentary

CRYP Releases Official 2018 RedCan Documentary

CRYP has announced the release of its official 2018 RedCan documentary.  In this 8-minute video, viewers will become acquainted with visiting and local artists, CRYP staff, and Cheyenne River youth; enjoy an up-close look at the fourth annual invitational graffiti jam this past July; and learn how this award-winning event is changing lives and lifting… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host Halloween Basketball & Halloween Carnival This Month

CRYP Will Host Halloween Basketball & Halloween Carnival This Month

CRYP has announced that it will host two free Halloween-themed events this month at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life). A special edition of “Halloween Basketball” for teens is scheduled for this Friday, Oct. 19, and a Halloween Carnival for the entire community will take place next Friday, Oct. 26. The Halloween Basketball festivities begin at… Continue Reading

CRYP Will Host Six Lakota Culture Camps in October & November

CRYP Will Host Six Lakota Culture Camps in October & November

This fall, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host six Lakota Culture Camps at its Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center. Scheduled for October and November, the 15-hour camps were made possible by a NEA ArtWorks grant for folk and traditional arts, and the ArtPlace America Creative Placemaking Fund. The six camps are part… Continue Reading

CRYP Produces RedCan Documentary Films This Summer

CRYP Produces RedCan Documentary Films This Summer

The fourth annual RedCan invitational graffiti jam is now in the books, and the Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that its media production team is hard at work on a full RedCan 2018 documentary film. In the weeks leading up to its mid- to late August release, CRYP will be sharing a series of… Continue Reading

RedCan 2018: Frank Waln, Mylo Smith Jr., Dances With Words & More!

RedCan 2018: Frank Waln, Mylo Smith Jr., Dances With Words & More!

In just 10 days, the Cheyenne River Youth Project in Eagle Butte will once again host its annual RedCan invitational graffiti jam, a three-day celebration of art and culture. This innovative event, the first and only graffiti jam in Indian Country, will incorporate mural painting by guest and local artists, live music and comedy from… Continue Reading

Nearly 600 Community Members Attend CRYP’s Spring Performing Art Series

Nearly 600 Community Members Attend CRYP’s Spring Performing Art Series

The Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Spring Performing Art Series came to a close on May 25, when it welcomed Prolific the Rapper, Gunner Jules and Let It Bee and a crowd of nearly 150 people to its free, public Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Art Park for a special community concert. A total of nearly 600… Continue Reading

Summer Midnight Basketball Kicks Off with Special Event, Concerts on May 25

Summer Midnight Basketball Kicks Off with Special Event, Concerts on May 25

On Friday, May 25, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will officially kick off its summer 2018 Midnight Basketball season—and bring its spring Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Performing Arts Series to a close—with an eagerly anticipated celebration at its Eagle Butte campus. This special event also will include an honoring for 2018 high school graduates, and… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches RedCan Fundraiser, Announces Final Artist Lineup

CRYP Launches RedCan Fundraiser, Announces Final Artist Lineup

RedCan is rising once again. The Cheyenne River Youth Project’s fourth annual RedCan invitational graffiti jam is less than two months away, and today the nonprofit youth organization officially announced the official lineup of guest artists and performers, as well as the kickoff of the annual fundraiser to support its popular three-day arts and culture… Continue Reading

New Lineup Announced for Ina’s Day Show!

New Lineup Announced for Ina’s Day Show!

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Nataanii Means is unable to attend the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s upcoming Mother’s Day performance in the Waniyetu Wowapi Art Park. The nonprofit youth organization has just announced that it will welcome comedian Tito Ybarra to perform, as well as comedian Mylo Smith Jr. Who: Comedian Mylo Smith Jr. Comedian Tito… Continue Reading

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