Jim Swanson speaks in Menomonie about public lands | Wis.Community

Jim Swanson speaks in Menomonie about public lands

Jim Swanson speaks in Menomonie about public lands

Jim Swanson

Jim Swanson Speaks about Public Lands - Part 1

Text Courtesy of Lorene VedderJim Swanson, local environmentalist, presented “An American Heritage: Public Lands in the U.S.” at the Menomonie Public Library on January 21.  He started out with contrasting the land ownership of the First Nation People, the American Indians, and the European Immigrants.  Indian families and clans owned lands and these lands were passed down from mother to daughter.  Animals were believed to have a right to the land.  There w