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Mount Rushmore Comprehensive Interpretive Plan

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KEYSTONE, S.D. – Mount Rushmore National Memorial will be designing and implementing a Comprehensive Interpretive Plan to guide interpretation at the memorial for the next ten years. Superintendent Gerard Baker invites public input for this plan and will hold public meetings including consultations with the American Indian tribes in South Dakota. The Mount Rushmore staff and members of the National Park Service Regional Office will be traveling to the reservations throughout the state to meet with chairmen and council members of each nation. Six meetings are planned and are open to the public. Meetings are as follows: Fort Thompson, SD: Fort Thompson Tribal Office, Jan 31st, 2006 at 10:00 am Lower Brule, SD: Lower Brule Tribal Office, Jan 31st, 2006 at 2:00 pm Sisseton-Wahpeton Sioux, Standing Rock Sioux, Cheyenne River Sioux: Prairie Knights Casino, Ft. Yates, ND, Feb 1st, 2006 at 10:00 am Pine Ridge, SD: Pine Ridge Tribal Office, Feb 2nd, 2006 at 10:00 am Rosebud, SD: Rosebud Tribal Office, Feb 3rd, 2006 at 10:00 am Marty, SD: Yankton Sioux Tribal Office, Feb 3rd, 2006 at 3:00 pm -NPS-