Monday, January 06, 2014

From Woods Person: We Are a Nation of Laws

Or, how an insurance company may yet save Iron County, Wis., from disaster

By Woods Person
Published on on Jan. 6, 2014
Reprinted here in part with permission.

IRON COUNTY, WIS. --  In a four minute meeting on the morning of December 9th, 2013, the Iron County (Wis.) Forestry Committee of the County Board voted unanimously to evict members of the Lac Courte Oreilles band of the Lake Superior Ojibwe from their Harvest, Education, and Learning Project camp, (HELP), on county forest land. Little discussion of the rationale for this decision and no consideration of the possible legal repercussions and consequences of it occurred at that public meeting or, for that matter, in any other public meeting....

Click here to read the rest of this article (and its documentation) on the Woods Person blog.

See also "Truth or Consequences in the Penokee Hills," a letter from Jack Parker, geologist and mining engineer from Baltic, Mich., posted on the Woods Person blog on Jan. 5, 2014.

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