A group of Lakota youth standing with two elders in front of a white Tipi

Cheyenne River Youth Project

The Cheyenne River Youth Project serves Lakota youth age 4-18 on the Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux reservation in South Dakota. Its programming builds leadership and strong life skills; strengthens the connection between Lakota youth and their culture, art, and traditions; increases the number of kids committed to wellness, exercise and healthy eating; and teaches youth to garden to improve food sovereignty.

Website: https://lakotayouth.org/


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