CRYP Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame: August King

Hall of Fame: August King

In 2021, when South Dakota teenager August King moved from her longtime Rapid City home to the city of Eagle Butte on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, she decided that this would be a welcome opportunity to refresh and reset her life. A major part of that reset,...

Hall of Fame: Kicopi Washburn

Hall of Fame: Kicopi Washburn

Kicopi Washburn grew up in Eagle Butte, at the heart of South Dakota’s Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation. Although she has lived here since she was 8 years old, she didn’t start attending CRYP programming until she was 14. “That’s when I was old enough to apply for an...

June Hall of Fame: Nation Cowins

June Hall of Fame: Nation Cowins

Although Nation Cowins grew up in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, he didn’t discover CRYP’s youth programming until this spring. He first arrived at Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) in March, and he immediately got involved with the teen center’s native wellness, native food...