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Squaw Creek Participates in a Summer Reading Program
Midwest Region, June 11, 2007
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Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge, in partnership with the Mound City Public Library hosted 2 summer reading programs.  The title of the June 4 program was "Spine Tinglers for Teens".  Priscilla Howe, a professional story teller from Lawrence, Kansas, captivated the 16 particpants with stories around a campfire at the Refuge Headquarters.  Although the program was designed for teens, 12 adults also attended.

The second evening program was held on June 11 about astronomy with many legends from Native American tribes discussed.  Nancy Lewis, Cedarville, Kansas was the leader and has work in several planetariums and observatories.  The program was held in the Outdoor Classroom and provided a great facility for observing stars and planets.  A total of 28 attended this program.

Contact Info: Larry Dean, 612-713-5312, Larry_Dean@fws.gov
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