CRST honors barrel racer


by Ross DuBray

Family and community recognized local barrel racer. (Left to right) Chairman Keckler, Tatum, her parents Laura and Tater, and sister Tayla in front. Photo by Ross DuBray/West River Eagle

Tatum Ward, the 14-year-old daughter of Tater and Laura Ward, was honored last Thursday, December 6, 2012, by the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribal Council.

Tatum was recognized for bringing home the Junior Barrel Racing Indian National Finals World Championship from Las Vegas. CRST Chairman Kevin Keckler read and presented Ward a Tribal Proclamation, proclaiming Thursday, December 6, 2012, as Tatum Ward Day. Ward is a freshman at Timber Lake High School and member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe.

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