District 6


Tribal Council Representative (2)
Richard Rousseau
Tuffy Thompson


District Council
Mike Bowker - District Council Chairman


Communities Represented by District 6
La Plant
Promise
Swiftbird


Cheyanne River Reservation District 6

SWIFT BIRD:

Swift Bird was named after the Lakota headman, Swift Bird.

LA PLANT:

La Plant was named after Fred La Plant, a well-known half-breed Lakota who operated a large livestock ranch about five miles west of the town of Virgin Creek.

RIDGEVIEW:

Ridgeview for its name from its location on the ridge dividing the Cheyenne and Moreau Rivers.

PARADE:

Parade was named after George Paradis, an early French trader who married into the tribe.

PROMISE:

Promise was named for an early Lakota Episcopal minister whose name Wahoyapi, meaning once called.” But which was translated by an interpreter as promise.
                 

BLACKFOOT:

This community was named after one of the four Lakota bands that were in the area of the reservation and located at the far northeast corner.

Upcoming Events
March 23, 2017
WoLakota Committee Meeting
Location: Cultural Preservation
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
 
March 24, 2017
Education Meeting
Location: Cultural Preservation
9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
 
March 27, 2017
Economic's Meeting
Location: Cultural Preservation
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
 


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Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe
PO Box 590
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
Council Representatives
605-964-6685
Tribal Chairman
605-964-4155
Tribal Treasurer
605-964-4426
Tribal Secretary
605-964-8311
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