Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe touts technology

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe gave state and federal officials a tour of the reservation as part of a "Broadband Tour" across South Dakota.

The tribe has been a leader in technology and telecommunications. The tribe was one of the first in Indian Country to start its own telephone company.

The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Telephone Authority has become aggressive in bringing high-speed Internet to the reservation, said the chief executive officer. The technology has created jobs for tribal members that might otherwise not be available in rural areas.

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Technology showcased in S.D. broadband tour (The Rapid City Journal 8/26)

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