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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 Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series

CRYP Launches Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series

The Cheyenne River Youth Project has announced that it officially launched its Waniyetu Wowapi (Winter Count) Performing Art Series on Saturday, Apr. 7 and will host regularly scheduled events through the end of May. The family-friendly series, made possible with funding from NEA Art Works, will incorporate popular films, live performances, a youth wacipi and… 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

CRYP to Host Midnight Basketball Lock-In This Weekend!

CRYP to Host Midnight Basketball Lock-In This Weekend!

The summer 2017 season of Midnight Basketball at the Cheyenne River Youth Project is coming to an end, and CRYP staff are preparing to commemorate the occasion with the nonprofit youth organization’s annual Midnight Basketball Lock-In. Open free to young people ages 13-18, the event will include Midnight Basketball, DJ in the Art Park, basketball… Continue Reading

20th Anniversary Season of Midnight Basketball Comes to an End

This month, the Cheyenne River Youth Project® in Eagle Butte, South Dakota, commemorated a very special milestone. It concluded Midnight Basketball’s 20th anniversary summer season at the Cokata Wiconi (Center of Life) teen center. According to Tammy Eagle Hunter, CRYP’s youth programs director, Midnight Basketball attracted between 50 and 100 teens each weekend. They came… Continue Reading

CRYP Remains Committed to Youth Wellness in 2016

The classical Greek philosopher Plato once wrote, “The part can never be well unless the whole is well.” The staff at the Cheyenne River Youth Project® understands this concept better than most; to make a real, lasting difference on South Dakota’s remote Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, the 27-year-old, not-for-profit youth organization is dedicated to fostering… Continue Reading

October Hall of Fame: Xzanndria Norris

October Hall of Fame: Xzanndria Norris

Xzanndria Norris, 14, has been participating in programs and activities at CRYP since she was a little girl. She says she loves how CRYP provides two centers that are geared toward young people, The Main youth center for 4- to 12-year-olds and the Cokata Wiconi (“Center of Life”) teen center, and she definitely has some… Continue Reading

CRYP Announces September Youth & Teen Programming

School is back in session, and the Cheyenne River Youth Project® has resumed its regular after-school and weekend hours at the Cokata Wiconi (“Center of Life”) teen center and The Main youth center. It also has announced its eagerly anticipated teen and youth programming for the month of September. In addition to its Sept. 21-25… Continue Reading

Join CRYP this Labor Day Weekend! The Fun Starts This Friday.

Labor Day weekend is just days away, and the Cheyenne River Youth Project® is reminding South Dakota residents and vacationers that this is a great time to visit Eagle Butte. Not only will the city be hosting the annual Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Fair, Rodeo and Powwow, CRYP will be celebrating its 25th anniversary with… Continue Reading

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