Cheyenne River Youth Project
CRYP Breaks Record for Harvest Festival, Builds on Native Food Sovereignty Initiatives

CRYP Breaks Record for Harvest Festival, Builds on Native Food Sovereignty Initiatives

More than 230 people attended the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 7th annual Harvest Festival on Oct. 25, breaking the record for the nonprofit youth project’s signature Native Food Sovereignty event. Held in conjunction with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Indian Child Welfare program and open free to the public, the Harvest Festival provided Halloween-themed youth… Continue Reading

CRYP Seeks Full-Time Deputy Director

CRYP Seeks Full-Time Deputy Director

The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that it is seeking a deputy director to join its full-time staff in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. The new deputy director will be responsible for developing the nonprofit youth organization’s strategic plan and budget, and providing coordination and oversight of all fundraising activities. The new staff member also… Continue Reading

Discounted Family Services Memberships & Opportunity to Submit “Dear Santa” Letters Until Oct. 31

Discounted Family Services Memberships & Opportunity to Submit “Dear Santa” Letters Until Oct. 31

Less than a week remains in the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2019 Family Services membership drive. Until next Thursday, Oct. 31, Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation residents who begin or renew their Family Services memberships will receive a $5 discount off the annual membership fee—and have the opportunity to fill out “Dear Santa” letters for all… Continue Reading

Enter to Win an Authentic Lakota Star Quilt & Support the Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive

Enter to Win an Authentic Lakota Star Quilt & Support the Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced the launch of its annual star quilt raffle, which will help support the nonprofit youth organization’s annual Wo Otúh’an Wi Toy Drive on South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. The toy drive, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, serves more than 1,700 children in 20… Continue Reading

7th Annual Harvest Festival Scheduled for Friday, Oct. 25

7th Annual Harvest Festival Scheduled for Friday, Oct. 25

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it will host its 7th annual Harvest Festival at its Eagle Butte campus on Friday, Oct. 25. Scheduled for 6-8 p.m., this special seasonal event will include Halloween-themed activities for youth, a 6:45 p.m. hayride, and a homemade community meal. Held in conjunction with the Cheyenne River… Continue Reading

CRYP Makes Sure Youth & Teens Stay Busy During Fall Months

CRYP Makes Sure Youth & Teens Stay Busy During Fall Months

As the days get shorter and colder, the staff and volunteers at the Cheyenne River Youth Project are working hard to make sure local children and teens have plenty to keep them busy during the week. The nonprofit youth organization has scheduled special after-school activities at both The Main youth center and Cokata Wiconi (Center… Continue Reading

CRYP Officially Launched Lakota Arts Fellowship on Oct. 1

CRYP Officially Launched Lakota Arts Fellowship on Oct. 1

On Tuesday, Oct. 1, the Cheyenne River Youth Project officially launched the Lakota Arts Fellowship, the nonprofit youth organization’s latest offering in its Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Lakota Youth Arts & Culture Institute. That evening, the inaugural cohort of four Lakota Arts Fellows met with South Dakota Art Council artist-in residence Hector Curriel for a… Continue Reading

CRYP Introduces “Main Bucks” Initiative

CRYP Introduces “Main Bucks” Initiative

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has introduced a new initiative at its Eagle Butte campus designed specifically for the 4- to 12-year-olds who attend programming at “The Main” youth center. Christened Main Bucks, this initiative is designed to empower these younger children, teach important life skills, and perhaps best of all, add an extra dose… Continue Reading

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