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The Maine Primitive Skills School welcomes the new crew of 2013 apprentices. Here’s a note by one of them, sharing his first impression of the school.
A Place To Belong
By Jason Wright, 2013 Apprentice
Its become common perception that anyone who pulls off the side of the road to check out the state of roadkill, to see if there’s anything useful left to it and then tosses it into the thick brush – giving a moment to honor its journey – is considered less than ordinary. Looks of uncertainty are cast over such people, on their bellies crawling through the dirt (or dumpsters) foraging for food or following an interesting path of animals passed. These odd people don’t belong, it seems, to the larger community.
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