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TUPELO, MS – To celebrate American Indian Heritage month, November’s featured story is “Nittak Hollo Nakfish! It's ,” a fun book written by the American Indian author, Laura Clark. The book is written in both Chickasaw and English languages. A ranger will read the English version but will insert Chickasaw words, prompting the listeners to join in. Children and their families are encouraged to come enjoy the Read with a Ranger program at on , at the Parkway Visitor Center in Tupelo, Mississippi.
Read with a Ranger is a 45-minute program that is most appropriate for ages six and under, but all ages are welcome. Participants listen to a story, join in a fun craft and go on an optional and easy half-mile hike. Read with a Ranger features a new story on the second Saturday of the month. To confirm the time and program scheduled each month, please check on our website calendar at www.nps.gov/natr/
This program is free to the public. The visitor center is located at milepost 266 on the Parkway, near Tupelo, Mississippi. For additional information, call 1-800-305-7417.
About the National Park Service. More than 20,000 National Park Service employees care for America’s 417 national parks and work with communities across the nation to help preserve local history and create close-to-home recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.nps.gov.