Lakota youth enjoy art internship program


Last updated 11/3/2019 at 3:24pm


EAGLE BUTTE, S.D.-On Labor Day weekend, the Cheyenne River Youth Project officially graduated 11 Lakota teens from its summer arts internship program. This is a record-breaking number for the nonprofit youth organization, which began offering teen internships in 2013.

"Normally, we see five or six kids complete the full arts internship track," said Jerica Widow, CRYP's youth programs director. "This time, we doubled that number. It's incredible."

Not only did the teens complete their internships, they also had an opportunity to exhibit their artwork at the annual Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Pow...

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