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Lori High Elk Leads Young Women’s Talking Circle at CRYP Every Tuesday

Lori High Elk Leads Young Women’s Talking Circle at CRYP Every Tuesday

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that Lori High Elk is leading a “Wachinkichiya Circle” — a young women’s talking circle — every week at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) in Eagle Butte. Scheduled for 5-6 p.m. on Tuesdays, the talking circle is open free to young women ages 13-18.   The talking circle… Continue Reading

CRYP & ICWA Will Host Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner on Feb. 22

CRYP & ICWA Will Host Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner on Feb. 22

In partnership with the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Indian Child Welfare program, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host a Masquerade Ball & Community Dinner at its Eagle Butte campus on Friday, Feb. 22. Scheduled for 6-8 p.m. at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life), this special event is open free to all ages; children must… Continue Reading

Winter-Spring Session of Garden Club Starts Feb. 4

Winter-Spring Session of Garden Club Starts Feb. 4

It might be the middle of winter, but that doesn’t mean the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Garden Club is hibernating. To the contrary, the nonprofit organization’s Garden Club starts its winter-spring session at 4:30 p.m. today; open to the 4- to 12-year-olds who attend programming at The Main youth center, this session of Garden Club… Continue Reading

CRYP Launches New Wellness Programming at Cokata Wiconi

CRYP Launches New Wellness Programming at Cokata Wiconi

Due to the ongoing popularity of its Wellness Wednesdays among local youth, the Cheyenne River Youth Project has added a new installment to that program as well as an all-new initiative on Thursdays. Wellness Wednesdays: Weightlifting will start on Feb. 6 in the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) fitness center, and Alternative Sport Thursdays: Dodgeball… Continue Reading

Passion for Fashion 2019: How to Help

Passion for Fashion 2019: How to Help

2019 Passion for Fashion: HOW YOU CAN HELP! If you would like to support the Cheyenne River Youth Project’s 2019 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… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces Theme, Launches Dress Drive for 2019 Passion for Fashion

CRYP Announces Theme, Launches Dress Drive for 2019 Passion for Fashion

CRYPhas been serving children and families on South Dakota’s remote 2.8-million-acre reservation since 1988. In the last three decades, one powerful truth has emerged: To foster healing and long-term wellness, programs must help young people strengthen the connection they have with their Lakota culture. To that end, CRYP has unveiled an exciting theme for its… Continue Reading

January Hall of Fame: Maliyah Lee

January Hall of Fame: Maliyah Lee

This month, the Cheyenne River Youth Project would like to shine the spotlight on one of our newest teen participants at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life). Eagle Butte resident Maliyah Lee, 14, first started coming to our campus this past December, and she’s already completed her first internship.  Maliyah says she immediately liked CRYP because… Continue Reading

Santa Claus Comes to a Record 1,700-Plus Children in This Year’s Christmas Toy Drive

Santa Claus Comes to a Record 1,700-Plus Children in This Year’s Christmas Toy Drive

It’s official: The Cheyenne River Youth Project served a record number of children in its 29th annual Christmas Toy Drive. The nonprofit, grassroots organization also has released touching photographs from this year’s drive. CRYP brought Santa Claus to more than 1,700 children across 20 reservation communities in 2018, a herculean task that was made possible… Continue Reading

Annual Winter Coat Distribution Scheduled for Jan. 23

Annual Winter Coat Distribution Scheduled for Jan. 23

On Wednesday, Jan. 23,  the Cheyenne River Youth Project will host its annual Winter Coat Distribution at its Eagle Butte campus. From 1 to 6 p.m., the nonprofit community organization will be distributing winter coats to members of CRYP Family Services program. With the support of a variety of donors from across the country, including… Continue Reading

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