Frequently asked questions

Q: Can people from out of State come onto the Cheyenne River Reservation.
A: Vehicles with out of State Licence plates will be turned around at the checkpoints unless passengers can prove they are Residents of the reservation or possess a valid travel permit.

Q: What level of the Covid-19 Response Plan is currently active?
A: As of July 31 the reservation is on level 3 of the plan as outlined here

Q: Is there a curfew?
A: Yes, as of May 24 there is a mandatory curfew from 10pm-5am Mountain time each day, the full quarantine order can be found in, Executive Order 02.5-2020-CR

Q Is the stay at home order mandatory?
A: No as of April 30 the Stay at home order outlined in, Executive Order #2.3 – Stay-at-Home is a recemendation and is not mandatory, the executive order lists examples of essential activities as: Health and safety, necessary supplies, outdoor activity, care of others, protection of closed business, or to go to work in businesses such as health care and public health, human services, essential infrastructure, essential governmental function, farming, ranching, auto repair and supply, animal care, gas stations, banks, electrical, plumbing, HVAC needs.

Q: How do I donate to help during this time?
A: For monetary donations:
Click here if you wish to donate using paypal to CRST Wakpa Waste
Donations can also be sent by check or money order to the State Bank of Eagle Butte. If anyone wishes to donate using another method they can contact the State Bank of Eagle Butte at (605) 964-3411.

Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Wakpa Wasté Donation Account
Account # 117073
State Bank of Eagle Butte
PO Box 10
Eagle Butte, SD 57625

To coordinate a non-monetary donation such as Food, Livestock, Hay Bales, Grain or other commodities contact the command center at
1 (605) 964 3637