Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe hurting after ice storm

by Jan 28, 2010NEWS ka-no-he-da0 comments


The city of Eagle Butte, located on the Cheyenne River Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota has been hit hard by an ice storm rendering the area without power. (Photo courtesy of Rhea Turning Heart)

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe is hurting after an ice storm has rendered all of the reservation, located in northern South Dakota, without power.  Food and water supplies are running low as well according to tribal officials who also related they have exhausted their emergency funds. 

Wire donations can be made to:

Cheyenne River Sioux 2010 Disaster Account
Direct to: United Bkrs Bloomington ABA # 091 001 322
Beneficiary Bank: Account Number 250 3373
State Bank of Eagle Butte
Eagle Butte, SD 57625
Final Credit: Account Holder @ UBB Customers Bank
Account Holder: CRST 2010 Disaster, Account Number 103173

 Checks can be mailed to:

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe/2010 Disaster Account
Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Chairman’s Office
Attn: Ice Storm Emergency Fund
PO Box 590
2001 Main Street (Tribal Offices)
Eagle Butte, SD 57625

 Primary contacts for the tribe:

Robin Le Beau, Chairman’s Assistant (610) 568-2101
Joe Brings Plenty, Tribal Chairman (605) 365-6548
CRST Emergency Coordination Center (605) 964-7711 (7712)