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Tribal authorities seize 157 pounds of marijuana in traffic stop

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. Brendan Lee and Sara Worthman were arrested Feb. 21 after Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe law officers initiated a traffic stop on the truck Worthman was driving for speeding on U.S. Highway 212 in Dewey County, according to court documents.

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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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