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General News    H4'ed 1/27/10

A Disaster on US Soil: Please Help the Cheyenne River Sioux

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The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe has been without power and water since last Thursday, January 21st. An article discussing the situation was published yesterday in the Rapid City Journal, at the following link:

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In the wake of the Haiti disaster, this dangerous situation right here at home seems to have suffered from a dearth of coverage.

Here follows an update regarding the situation, which is more serious than originally anticipated:


Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe (CRST) is in midst of an emergency disaster that could potentially last for another 10 - 27 more days. They have been out of Power and Water since Thursday (Jan. 21st). They are in need of many supplies and volunteer efforts.

They relocated all the Dialysis Patients to Rapid City and Pine Ridge. They are staying in Hotels. Some of the Tribal Members have relocated to surrounding Cities and are staying in Hotels.

Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place is collecting donations to send to CRST. If you would like to donate supplies, please drop them off at 709 West Fort Chouteau Road, Fort Pierre, (Along North Highway 1806 - where the Big Tipis are). Or call (605) 223-9099 or email:

If you would like to send a monetary donation to help the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe

Send Checks and Money Orders to:

State Bank of Eagle Butte
PO Box 10
Eagle Butte, SD 57625

Pay to the order of: CRST 2010 Disaster
Memo: Acct. # 103173

OR *****************************************

Wiring Instructions:

United Bankers Bank, Bloomington, Minnesota
ABA Routing Number: 091001322
State Bank of Eagle Butte # 2503373
Final Credit: "CRST 2010 Disaster"
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