Spring breakers say no to Cancun, yes to Eagle Butte

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“I really wanted to show the younger generations that there are Native students that are doing good with their lives ,and they come back provide a good healthy example”

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Britt

Aberdeen, SD

#1 Apr 16, 2007
that's really cool because i'm from eagle butte and it's always been viewed as one of the better reservations and that most people i know that aren't from the reservation. they go there and actually have acquired a liking to it. so it's pretty neat that they'd rather go there than to mexico.
CowboyKiller

Albuquerque, NM

#2 Apr 18, 2007
im from E.B. class of 95, screw eagle butte go to cancun its alot more enjoyable. that community never supported the youth then so now that their are very successful people from there, their is not an obligation to go back.. burn EB burn!!
Ramona three legs

Aberdeen, SD

#3 May 16, 2007
I'm from Eagle Butte, south dakota but i had to come to aberdeen , so my dad san get a job, why would people go down to eagle butte? there's nothing down there! You can't get any Jobs, and most of the white people down there are mean to native americans, if they want to be mean why are they liveing on the rez where were liveing, we where in south dakota, before them, and i think eagle butte is okay, but i would rather live in mcluaghin south dakota, then eagle butte i'm from eagle butte, i'm a rez girl,a nd my dad is from Standing rock souix tribe, and my tribe is Cheyenne River Souix Tribe, and C-EB is where my mom is form so yea, so if any white people have any thing to say say it to my face!!!!!!NATIVE PRIDE 4 LIFE!!!!
Dace Eagleman

Moorhead, MN

#4 May 20, 2007
That was a good comment
indian wiyan

Pierre, SD

#5 Feb 13, 2008
I AM TO FROM EAGLE BUTTE AND I AGREE WITH RAMONA THERE AIN'T NOTHING THERE BUT DRUNKS, GANGS AND RACISM CAN'T GET A JOB UNLESS YOU HAVE FAMILY MEMBERS WORKING THE TRIBE
injun dude

United States

#6 Feb 15, 2008
ghetto's, barrios, reservations are all the same, wherever you go. our families live there, and sometimes we feel comfortable there. but it's not the same eviorment we grew up in, and the past is always better in our minds, than the present.
get an education and you will have a better chance at choosing the job you want. and yes we indians do have to pay for our own education. thats what scholarships and student loans are for.
drugs, gangs, and racism are everywhere. but they are something to rise above of, and leave behind.
Chey River Member

Whitehorse, SD

#7 Oct 21, 2009
yep yep..Eagle Butte is aiight cuz im still living here..tha gangs are nothin but lil muthasuckin wannabez!!! lmao they sho are...so dont be offended by them i tried to be in one but they're so dumb..lol i just thought to myself "whateva,i dont wanna b around wannabez and be goin around writin lil fake gang signs and tryin to start fights over utha colors" so now im jus being me and I LOVE IT!! and yeah thats true these white people here are mean to us nativez here but hey i jus keep my head held high and go on about my bi'ness if them white people wanna treat us mean then they can get tha hell up off our REZ! CRST NATIVE PRIDE FOR LIFE!!!!!! and yeah anutha tru thing about finding jobs here is u gots to have ah family member in tha tribal part if u wanna job..seems like i only see family members workin side by side on thiz rez...which is why im gettin tha hell up outta this rez n goin to college n gettin ah degree n gonna find me ah REAL job in tha REAL world and do my thang! so yep yep...ALL U NATIVES OUT DER KEEP YA HEADS UP AND DONT GIVE AH DAMN WHAT THESE WHITE PEOPLE ARE DOING OR SAYING..THEY JUS HATIN CUZ THEY CANT BE US!!
Molly Rousseau

Bismarck, ND

#8 Nov 2, 2009
As a member of CRST im saying thier is nothing thier. I Have seen to much neglect, drug and Alcohol Abuse and Kids comming from broken homes. who would want to see that. Yes i think its great that some people are trying to save our Native American Culture but going back to eaglebutte aint going to bring it back. Its true what indian wiyan had said. that the whole truth, i moved away after i had seen alot of the childern commiting Sucide. all and all the CRST Reservation aint the best place to be.
indian dude

Christiansted, Virgin Islands, U.S.

#9 Nov 15, 2009
i agree that ealge butte is not a good enviorment to live in. but its where our reletives live. for alot of us, its where we grew up. its still our home town. and we have special ties to the rez. but with an education, the world, is not such a bad place to be. theres alot to see. and life is to short to not experience it. get your education and enjoy yourself,work, travel, see the world. you can always go back to the rez. it will always be there. take it from a tribal member whose carreer has taken me from coast to coast, and now even to the virgin islands. who knows where next. maybe home to the rez?

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