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Native American tribes set up COVID-19 checkpoints and block THOUSANDS of mask-less bikers

Native American tribes have set up checkpoints to block thousands of bikers attending a 10-day motorcycle rally in South Dakota from entering reservation lands. The Cheyenne River Sioux tribe has set up strategic checkpoints to prevent attendees of the 10-day Sturgis Motorcycle Rally from coming in for fear of a potential coronavirus outbreak in the city of 7,000 people.

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9/17/2020

article How one Native American tribe is protecting itself from the coronavirus amid legal threats and funding delays from the US government
(South Dakota) -- A Republican governor's clash with an Indigenous tribe trying to keep the coronavirus off its reservation ignited what some say is the latest...

9/16/2020

article FBI offers $5K for information leading to arrest in 2016 Eagle Butte murder
(South Dakota) -- The FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for a 2016...

9/10/2020

article Dept. of Justice Argues Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe’s Lawsuit Should be Dismissed
(Washington D.C.) -- The Trump administration on Tuesday filed a response to the lawsuit filed on June 25, 2020 by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (Tribe) against...

9/7/2020

article Minneapolis artists paint mural on Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation
(North Dakota) -- Recently, the Cheyenne River Youth Project invited three of its Minneapolis-based RedCan artists to visit the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, north...

8/27/2020

article CRST reports 21 active cases of coronavirus on reservation
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reported Tuesday there have been 111 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Dewey and Ziebach counties and 21 of those...

8/18/2020

article The Daily Show features tribal checkpoints in 'maskless utopia' of South Dakota
(South Dakota) -- The tribal checkpoints dispute in South Dakota got the tongue-and-cheek treatment of Comedy Central's The Daily Show on Monday night. The Daily...

8/12/2020

article Tribe drops travel permits, relaxes more restrictions
(South Dakota) -- With active coronavirus cases at what tribal health officials consider manageable, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is continuing to loosen restrictions...

8/10/2020

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe denies Sturgis bikers entrance to fight coronavirus
(South Dakota) -- As hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists and motorsport enthusiasts are descending into Sturgis, S.D., for the city’s annual motorcycle festival...

8/9/2020

article Native American tribes set up COVID-19 checkpoints and block THOUSANDS of mask-less bikers
(South Dakota) -- Native American tribes have set up checkpoints to block thousands of bikers attending a 10-day motorcycle rally in South Dakota from entering...
article Sioux Nation will block bikers headed to Sturgis rally, citing coronavirus concerns
(South Dakota) -- A convoy consisting of thousands of bikers headed for a South Dakota rally will not be allowed to cross Cheyenne River Sioux checkpoints on their way...

8/8/2020

press release Theft from tribal Bingo operations yields probation sentence
(South Dakota) -- An Eagle Butte woman was sentenced to a year on probation on a charge that she stole about $5,700 from Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Bingo operations,...

8/7/2020

article Sturgis rally visitors not allowed through Cheyenne River Reservation checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- Tourists heading to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will not be allowed through checkpoints on the Cheyenne River Reservation. The regulation is part of...

8/6/2020

article Sturgis rally visitors not allowed through Cheyenne River Reservation checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- Tourists heading to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally will not be allowed through checkpoints on the Cheyenne River Reservation. The regulation is part of...

8/3/2020

article Sturgis rally travelers shouldn’t go through Cheyenne River reservation
(South Dakota) -- Two state government agencies are advising motorists headed to the Sturgis motorcycle rally they will face tribal traffic checkpoints on two...

7/28/2020

article ‘Eluding’ dropped in CRST checkpoints case
(South Dakota) -- A South Dakota prosecutor has decided he won’t pursue a charge of eluding against a rural Fort Yates, North Dakota, man accused of violating a...
article Eagle Butte Woman Sentenced For Embezzling Money From Tribal Bingo Operation
(South Dakota) -- An Eagle Butte woman has been sentenced for embezzling money from a Tribal gaming operation. U-S Attorney Ron Parsons says 36 year-old Teri Tiger was...

7/27/2020

article Eye on KELOLAND: Views from Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
(South Dakota) -- From defending controversial checkpoints to removing Mount Rushmore, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has its views and opinions. However, the tribe has...

7/22/2020

article Calls for 'formal consultation processes' over handling of tribal checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota lawmakers are calling for formal consultation processes between tribal and state governments after Gov. Kristi Noem's handling of a...

7/21/2020

article Attorney General Hopes to " Build Bridges" in Continuing Effort to Resolve Tribal Checkpoint Dispute
(South Dakota) -- The State – Tribal Relations Committee of the South Dakota legislature had tribal checkpoints on their meeting agenda on Tuesday. Attorney...
article Legislative tribal relations committee critical of tribal checkpoint issues
(South Dakota) -- A group of South Dakota’s state lawmakers that comprise the legislature’s tribal relations committee inquired how state Tribal Relations...
article South Dakota lawmakers criticize Noem on tribal checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota lawmakers on Tuesday called for formal consultation processes between tribal and state governments following Gov. Kristi Noem’s...

7/15/2020

article South Dakota Mesonet Weather Station at Eagle Butte Returns to Service
(South Dakota) -- The South Dakota Mesonet at South Dakota State University has reactivated its weather station near Eagle Butte with the support of the Cheyenne River...

7/10/2020

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe still operating checkpoints at borders
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota continues to operate checkpoints at the reservation borders to stop non-tribal members from driving...

6/28/2020

article Rosebud Statement of Support for CRST Lawsuit to Protect Reservation from COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- Yesterday, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe filed suit against President Donald Trump, Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Dr. Deborah Birx, and other federal...

6/26/2020

article Tribe Accuses White House Of Veiled Threat In COVID-19 Checkpoint Dispute
(South Dakota) -- As Native American tribes across the country struggle to contain the coronavirus, the White House has pressured the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to...

6/25/2020

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Files Lawsuit Against President
(South Dakota) -- In order to maintain the safety of their tribal members against the Covid-19 pandemic, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe recently filed suit against the...

6/24/2020

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe sues federal government to keep COVID-19 checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- The federal government has been trying to coerce and threaten the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe ever since Gov. Kristi Noem asked for help stopping its...
article South Dakota tribe sues feds to keep COVID-19 checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe alleges in a lawsuit that the federal government has been trying to coerce and threaten the tribe ever since South...
article Tribe in South Dakota Seeks Court Ruling Over Standoff on Blocking Virus
(South Dakota) -- Plagued with an inadequate health care system and fearful of what could happen if the coronavirus spread across its tribal lands in South Dakota, the...

6/23/2020

article Trump Sued for Threat to Pull Covid-19 Funding Over Indian Blockade
(Washington D.C.) -- President Donald Trump’s chief of staff threatened to garnish federal coronavirus relief funding from a South Dakota Indian tribe if it didn...

6/10/2020

article S.D. legislators check in on tribal COVID-19 checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- Members of the Executive Board of the South Dakota legislature this week talked about the tribal checkpoints being maintained on some highways into...

6/8/2020

article South Dakota governor uses video to vaunt COVID-19 response
(South Dakota) -- South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem on Monday took to social media to vaunt her response to the coronavirus pandemic and pitch herself as a leading...

6/4/2020

article OP/ED: Taking A Stand For Tribes In South Dakota
(Hawaii) -- As a Native Hawaiian, I stand in support of the Cheyenne River Sioux, the Oglala Lakota and the Rosebud Sioux, who are being threatened with legal action by...

5/29/2020

article How a Native American tribe is protecting its people from COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in north-central South Dakota has received extensive state and national press coverage recently after Gov. Kristi Noem...
article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe checkpoints are just the tip of the iceberg
(Wyoming) -- At a point in western Stanley County, with a right turn off U.S. 14 onto South Dakota Highway 63 north, visible just after the turn sat a large sign...

5/24/2020

article Beyond the checkpoints: How a S.D. Native American tribe is protecting its people from COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in north-central South Dakota has received extensive state and national press coverage in recent days after Gov. Kristi...

5/23/2020

article Chairman of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe responds to Gov. Noem asking for federal help
(South Dakota) -- This week Gov. Kristi Noem asked the Attorney General to investigate after the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe refused to remove checkpoints on state and...
article Native Sun News Today: COVID-19 checkpoints on reservations to remain
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux and Oglala Sioux tribes are refusing to bow to an order South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem sent the two tribes on May 8. The order...
article Pawn shop impacted by reservation checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- Bill Houston, owner of E-Z Pawn, made the decision to keep his doors open while businesses across the state proceeded to close theirs with COVID-19...

5/20/2020

article How a S.D. Native American tribe is protecting its people from COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in north-central South Dakota has received extensive state and national press coverage in recent days after Gov. Kristi...

5/13/2020

article Cheyenne River to take Governor’s plan for checkpoints “into consideration”
(South Dakota) -- After Gov. Kristi Noem proposed, by letter, a three-part plan for tribal checkpoints, Cheyenne River Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier responded Wednesday...

5/11/2020

article Checkpoints affecting businesses “adjacent to Cheyenne River Indian Reservation”, says SD Retailers Association
(South Dakota) -- Business owners and residents near the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe tell the state they’re seeing the impact of border checkpoints implemented by...

5/10/2020

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman On Checkpoints: 'We're Doing It To Save Lives'
(South Dakota) -- NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier about checkpoints his tribal government has put up in South...
article Even Before the Road Checkpoint Issue, Tribes Faced a Rocky Road with South Dakota Governor
(South Dakota) -- This past weekend, the national news was all over the unfolding showdown between the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe, the Oglala Sioux Tribe, and South...
article Noem pushes federal legal action for travel checkpoints on reservations
(South Dakota) -- Gov. Kristi Noem is threatening to take two South Dakota Indian tribes to federal court over checkpoints set up on reservations restricting state and U...
article Noem's office out to set record straight on tribal checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic South Dakota towns and cities have started to relax restrictions on businesses and residents in the last week....
article State says it will sue tribes if they don’t stop COVID-19 checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- The governor’s office says it will sue the Oglala and Cheyenne River Sioux tribes if they don’t take down their COVID-19 prevention...

5/9/2020

article Oglala Sioux and Cheyenne River Sioux Tribes in Showdown with South Dakota Governor Over COVID-19 Checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- The leaders of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and Oglala Sioux Tribe received letters from South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem on Friday telling them...
article South Dakota governor tells Sioux tribes they have 48 hours to remove Covid-19 checkpoints
(South Dakota) -- The governor of South Dakota has given an ultimatum to two Sioux tribes: Remove checkpoints on state and US highways within 48 hours or risk legal...
article South Dakota tribes reject Noem's legal threat over COVID-19 checkpoints: 'We will not apologize for being an island of safety'
(South Dakota) -- The two tribal leaders said the checkpoints were necessary to protect the health and welfare of their tribes, particularly their most vulnerable...

4/30/2020

article Chairman Harold Frazier Statement on Who Really Closed the Roads on Cheyenne River Indian Reservation
(South Dakota) -- Well, now that you mention it, let’s talk about closed roads. That seems to be the message today from Cheyenne River Indian Reservation Chairman Harold...
article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reports first case of COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reported Wednesday its first positive case of COVID-19. The patient is hospitalized at the Cheyenne River Health Center...

4/28/2020

article Pregnant woman from Eagle Butte is first female federal prisoner to die of COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- A pregnant woman transferred from South Dakota to Texas during the coronavirus pandemic is the first female federal inmate to die of the virus. Andrea...

4/27/2020

article S.D. governor disputes information in Cheyenne River Sioux chairman’s letter
(South Dakota) -- Governor Kristi Noem disagreed Monday with how Tribal Chairman Harold Frazier described what led to the traffic checkpoints he’s put in place on...

4/24/2020

article Rep. Dusty Johnson responds to travel restrictions on Cheyenne River Reservation
(South Dakota) -- Multiple tribal reservations in South Dakota are asking people to stay out. Measures include setting up check points to limit access to the reservation...

4/22/2020

article CRST restricts alcohol sales, modifies essential travel order
(South Dakota) -- In its on-going effort to prevent and slow the spread of novel coronavirus on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation, the tribal council this week...
article FBI offering $5K reward for information in connection to South Dakota double homicide
(South Dakota) -- The Minneapolis branch of the FBI is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in connection to a double homicide in...

4/20/2020

article FBI seeks help in solving year-old Eagle Butte double homicide
(South Dakota) -- The FBI is seeking the public’s help in solving a more than year-old double homicide in Eagle Butte. The agency is offering a $5,000 reward to...

4/9/2020

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Establishes Checkpoints to Slow COVID-19 Spread
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has set up check points on state highways leading into the reservation in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 on...

4/2/2020

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe creates checkpoints to protect against COVID-19
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has created checkpoints and other measures to protect reservation residents against the coronavirus. The tribe will...

2/12/2020

article CRST may explore toll booths to pay for failing infrastructure
(North Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST) announced Monday it is considering a feasibility study to determine whether it can and should set up toll booths...

1/20/2020

article Snow Queen Festival included four Cheyenne River Sioux women
(South Dakota) -- The 74th annual Snow Queen Festival was held Jan. 9-11, in Aberdeen. The winner of this year’s pageant was Chesney Olson, Langford. Four...

10/1/2019

article Cheyenne River Youth Project’s Art Institute Will Host Artists in Residence from the South Dakota Arts Council This Fall
(South Dakota) -- This fall, the Cheyenne River Youth Project will be hosting two artists in residence from the South Dakota Arts Council. These artists, Hector Curriel...

9/26/2019

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe receives funding for damaged roadways
(South Dakota) -- Last month, Regional Director Timothy LaPointe accompanied Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Chairman Harold Frazier on a tour of the roads damaged by the...

8/22/2019

article Klobuchar vows to visit Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe's deteriorating roads
(Iowa) -- For months, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in north central South Dakota has been looking to draw attention to the deterioration of its roads after heavy rains...

8/9/2019

article Emergency Funding Needed For Cheyenne River Road Repairs
(South Dakota) -- Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal officials say they need emergency funding to fix damaged roads-and quickly. Spring flooding washed out roads in some rural...

8/5/2019

article Tribal leaders call for revamping road funding in Indian Country
(South Dakota) -- Heavy rains this year have washed out roads and culverts on the Cheyenne River Reservation and shone a light on what tribal leaders call an unbalanced...

8/2/2019

article State, federal agencies fall short on reservation road funding assistance
(North Dakota) -- Tours of the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation revealed numerous safety issues on major highways and secondary roads. With a $2.2 million budget from...

8/1/2019

article South Dakota reservation's roads suffer from funding shortage
(South Dakota) -- Indian reservations rely on federal funding to help fix and maintain their infrastructure, especially roadways. But the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe says...

7/29/2019

article Cheyenne River's roads are unsafe, un-driveable. The federal gov’t isn’t fixing them.
(Wyoming) -- Roads on the Cheyenne River Reservation are in hazardous condition after months of storms and flooding, causing residents to fear being hurt or killed if...

7/11/2019

article Girl's body found in creek on Cheyenne River Reservation
(Wyoming) -- Searchers found the body of a 5-year-old girl Wednesday in swollen Cherry Creek on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, according to the sheriff of...
article Missing girl found Wednesday is identified
(South Dakota) -- The FBI has identified the girl whose body was found in Cherry Creek Wednesday afternoon as five-year-old Ariya Huapapi. The obituary posted with Rooks...

6/30/2019

article Seven good questions with David Emery of Black Hills Corporation
(South Dakota) -- David Emery stepped down as CEO Black Hills Corporation in December after leading the largest publicly traded company in the Black Hills for 15 years....

6/15/2019

article Sioux tribe forces semi truck off of reservation
(South Dakota) -- Sioux tribal police forced a truck driver off of a South Dakota reservation after accusing him of illegally hauling materials for the Keystone XL...

6/7/2019

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe selected to receive technical assistance to build economic growth
(South Dakota) -- United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) State Director for South Dakota Julie Gross announced on June 6 that Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST)...

5/31/2019

article Cheyenne River Reservation issues state of emergency following spring storms
(South Dakota) -- Officials on the Cheyenne River Reservation issued a state of emergency on Wednesday following spring storms and flooding along the Cheyenne River. The...

5/30/2019

article Cheyenne River Reservation declares state of emergency
(South Dakota) -- The Chairman of the Cheyenne River Reservation has declared a state of emergency. Recent winter storms and downpours have severely damaged roads and...

4/30/2019

article 'No Road Map': Leader of Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe testifies about reorganization
(South Dakota) -- With the help of a tribal leader and maybe the Trump administration, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives will try to get to the bottom of a...

3/29/2019

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe braces for flooding
(South Dakota) -- Preparation for severe flooding is taking place on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation. "It's kind of a different type of winter than...

3/28/2019

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe prepares for floodin
(South Dakota) -- Preparation for severe flooding is taking place on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Reservation. "It's kind of a different type of winter than...
article Moreau River In Cheyenne Indian Reservation Expected To Crest At More Than 30 Feet
(South Dakota) -- Floodwater continues to cause problem across South Dakota. On the Cheyenne Indian Reservation, people are preparing as the Moreau River rises. The...

3/27/2019

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe declares emergency amid unprecedented flooding
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is declaring an emergency amid record breaking flooding in South Dakota. In announcing voluntary evacuations on...
article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Experiencing Flooding & Severe Weather
(South Dakota) -- The Moreau River valley is experiencing record breaking flooding on the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe reservation. Voluntary evacuations have been...

3/18/2019

article FRAZIER: Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe won't allow flag in state capitol
(South Dakota) -- Another decision by you, Governor Kristi Noem, has been made without the consent of the Lakota people and has resulted in an embarrassing situation for...

3/12/2019

article Cheyenne River Tribe Bracing For Heavy Storm
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is bracing for upwards of 12 inches of snow, along with much of western South Dakota. High winds are also expected. Last...

3/4/2019

article Tribal authorities seize 157 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop
(South Dakota) -- A man and woman from Indiana were arrested last month on felony drug charges after authorities found 157 pounds of marijuana in their U-Haul truck....

1/27/2019

article Ranching families on Cheyenne River Reservation face a choice
(North Dakota) -- Photographer Emily Schiffer has dedicated no small part of her career to documenting the lives of people living on the Cheyenne River Reservation. In...

1/16/2019

article FBI, Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe looking for boy, 16, in killing of Eagle Butte man
(North Dakota) -- The FBI said Wednesday there is a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a 16-year-old American Indian boy in the killing of Marcus...

10/21/2018

article Youth organization distributes school supplies to more than 600 students
(South Dakota) -- An Eagle Butte nonprofit worked to make sure 600 students were prepared for the start of the school year. The Cheyenne River Youth Project held a...

10/3/2018

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council sues BIA seeking new facility
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has filed a civil lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Indian Affairs alleging that the agency failed to maintain...

9/24/2018

article Cheyenne River Youth Project Selected by Bush Foundation as Member of Second Community Creativity Cohort
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Youth Project announced today that it has been selected as a member of the Bush Foundation’s second Community Creativity Cohort.

9/16/2018

article Volunteers build new playground on Cheyenne River reservation
(South Dakota) -- A group of volunteers transformed an empty site into a state-of-the-art playground on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation earlier this summer.

9/5/2018

article Eagle Butte woman pleads not guilty to embezzling from tribe
(South Dakota) -- An Eagle Butte woman has pleaded not guilty to embezzling from the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe. Authorities allege 27-year-old Memoree Ducheneaux...

8/29/2018

article Tribal voters choose candidates for November
(South Dakota) -- The winners of the August 14 Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Primary Election will advance to the general election on November 6. For chairman, the...

8/5/2018

article Riding with Native Americans to mark pact anniversary
(South Dakota) -- Six weeks covering Native Americans at Standing Rock, North Dakota, protesting the Dakota Access oil pipeline presented a unique opportunity to get to...

7/30/2018

article Eagle Butte woman sentenced for stealing from tribal store
(South Dakota) -- Eagle Butte woman has been sentenced to a month in custody for embezzling from a tribal business on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. The U.S....

7/26/2018

article Eagle Butte woman pleads not guilty to tribal theft charge
(South Dakota) -- An Eagle Butte woman has pleaded not guilty to stealing from a tribal organization on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation.

7/16/2018

article Tribal disaster declared by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe announced in a news release that it has declared a disaster following storms that swept the reservation from June 29 to...

7/14/2018

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe requests disaster assistance following storms
(South Dakota) -- Two storms ripped across the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation in late June and early July, and the tribe is requesting a disaster be declared by...

7/13/2018

article Storms hits the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, tribal leaders to declare a disaster
(South Dakota) -- Violent storms that blew through the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation has caused tribal leaders to declare a disaster. In a news release, tribal...

7/12/2018

article Tribal Disaster Declared by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has declared a disaster following storms that swept the reservation from 29 June 2018 to 3 July 2018. The storms slammed...

6/8/2018

article Nike announces its newest N7 ambassador, professional volleyballer Lauren Schad
(USA) -- Nike N7 has just named the latest successful Native person to its roster of N7 ambassadors, professional female volleyball player and model Lauren Schad. Schad...

5/5/2018

article Cheyenne River youth project will welcome comedian Mylo Smith, Jr hip hop artist Nataanii Means on May 13
(South Dakota) -- As part of its ongoing Waniyetu Wowapi Performing Art Series this spring, the Cheyenne River Youth Project is preparing to welcome Mylo Smith Jr. and...

4/25/2018

article CRST Tribal Council to meet in Timber Lake next week
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council is set to hold its regular monthly session in Timber Lake next week. Council will open with a prayer on Tuesday...

4/23/2018

article Cheyenne River Research Symposium
(South Dakota) -- The theme for the 4th annual Cheyenne River Research Symposium is Data Sovereignty. The conference focuses on developing strong partnerships for tribal...

4/17/2018

article Cheyenne River Youth Project Receives $10,000 Grant
(South Dakota) -- The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) presented a $10,000 South Dakota Fund grant to Cheyenne River Youth Project.

4/3/2018

article Cheyenne River Youth Project Teens Earn Naming Ceremony
(South Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that the five Lakota teens who are participating in its innovative “Growing into Wowachinyepi...

2/9/2018

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe demands consultation on DAPL study
(North Dakota) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is demanding to be consulted by the Trump administration on a revised decision for the Dakota Access Pipeline.

12/22/2017

article Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe banishes meth dealer
(South Dakota) -- On November 27, the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe won a court case that involved a judicial appeal of a banishment order issued to CRST tribal member,...

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