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Congressman Ellison paddles the Mississippi

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U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison and his family joined Wilderness Inquiry for an outing on the Mississippi River last week. Here he is portaging a canoe at Ft. Snelling State Park. He met with Priestess Bearstops and Shalesa Johnson, two wonderful WI interns, as well as Chad Dayton, Director of Programs and Partnerships for WI. Whitney Clark, Executive Director of the Friends of the Mississippi and John Anfinson, Superintendent of the Mississippi National River and Recreation also joined the Congressman for a great day. Here he is portaging a canoe!