Letters: Forestry Center issues need more sunshine


March 24, 2023

Steve Olson did a good job of relating the history of the various laws that affected the Fond du Lac Band in his March 3 column. But I wonder how far back in history we want to go. After all, the Ojibway seized the land from the Sioux. There is a reason why some of the lakes north of Deer River are called Cutfoot Sioux. There was a sign, now removed, on the Chippewa National Forest about the battle between the two tribes and a wounded Sioux warrior.

The Cloquet Forestry Center was established with the 1909 law that resulted in the land being legally purchased from a “willing buyer and a w...

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