Welcome to the website for Wanbli Wiconi Tipi.
We are a 36 bed Juvenile Detention Facility operated by the Rosebud Sioux Tribe through funding from the Bureau of Indian Affairs. We also have an 11 bed temporary holding area (booking).
"We are working for a better future."
The Wanbli Wiconi Tipi is a Lakota name given to the Facility by the elderly advisory committee. Prior to the groundbreaking ceremony in the year 2000 members of the elderly advisory committee came out to the site and seen two bald eagles fly in from the north. They flew directly over the site and exited towards the west. The eagle or "Wanbli" is a big part of Lakota Culture and is involved in every part of our ceremonies and celebrations. It is considered a blessing to have an eagle fly directly over you. Wanbli Wiconi Tipi translates to
(Photo 2018 Detention Staff)
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Video Tour created in partnership with the Justice Solutions Group:
Responsibility-Take Responsibility for behavior.
Encouragement-Encourage peers to make better choices
Self-Control-Follow rules/expectations, keep anger in check.
Positive Attitude-Maintain a positive attitude/be a role model/leader.
Empathy-Consider other's feelings.
Constructive Criticism-Accept feedback without arguing.
Treat Others with kindness and Fairness -Reach out to others.
Wanbli Wiconi Tipi-JDC
PO Box 70
Rosebud SD 57570
26628 US Highway 18
Mission SD 57555