These bookstores are operated by Western National Parks Association, a non-profit organization authorized by Congress to assist the National Park Service in the support of educational and scientific research projects.
Click here for the home page of Western National Parks Association.
Did You Know?
that Spanish missions were not churches? They were Indian towns, with the church as the focus, where, in the 1700s, the native people were learning to become Spanish citizens. In order to become a citizen, they had to be Catholic; that is why the King of Spain sent missionaries to acculturate them.