Cheyenne River Youth Project
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

Student Rate Available for Lakota Language Weekend-Eagle Butte Feb 24-25

Student Rate Available for Lakota Language Weekend-Eagle Butte Feb 24-25

The Cheyenne River Youth Project is still accepting reservations for the upcoming “Lakota Language Weekend” for adult and teen beginners at its Eagle Butte campus on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 24-25. The nonprofit youth organization also has announced that the weekend event, priced at $40, will be available to students for a special rate of… 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

It’s Official: Jerica Widow is Our New Youth Programs Director!

It’s Official: Jerica Widow is Our New Youth Programs Director!

It’s official: CRYP has promoted Jerica Widow from the position of youth programs coordinator to youth programs director. Widow joined the nonprofit youth organization since 2013, and she has made a significant contribution to the growth of its programming—particularly the innovative teen internships. In her new role, Widow will be responsible for program development, implementation,… 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

Teens Participate in Indigenous Cooking Classes at Cokata Wiconi

Teens Participate in Indigenous Cooking Classes at Cokata Wiconi

From Jan. 11 to Feb. 2, teen interns at the Cheyenne River Youth Project had the exciting opportunity to participate in a series of indigenous cooking classes at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life). The young people enjoyed 17 classes that incorporated the history of the foods; their relationships to traditional Lakota medicines and ceremonies, as… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches Dress Drive, Begins Preparations for 2018 Passion for Fashion Event

CRYP Launches Dress Drive, Begins Preparations for 2018 Passion for Fashion Event

When the movie “Wonder Woman’ premiered last year, girls of all ages promptly made the title character their new hero. Most critics applauded the movie as well, with USA Today noting, “(Diana) didn’t grow up in a world that told her she couldn’t do things because she was a woman. She simply does what she… Continue Reading

2018 Passion for Fashion: How You Can Help

2018 Passion for Fashion: How You Can Help

If you would like to support the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2018 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

Augustana University Nursing Students Volunteered with CRYP in January

Augustana University Nursing Students Volunteered with CRYP in January

From Jan. 8 to 22, two senior-level nursing students from Augustana University in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, volunteered on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation as part of their immersion experience in a “Leadership in Nursing” course. Their hours were split between the Indian Health Services hospital and the nonprofit Cheyenne River Youth Project. “Hannah Anderson… Continue Reading

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