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From Jessica Jerreat’s article for the Daily Mail:

The group drift from Idaho, to Nevada, Oregon and California, sleeping under the stars or in shelters based on the traditional homes of the Native Americans. Their progress, as they rear and slaughter goats, or forage for wild cherries, was documented by Chesser for his book, The Return. His inspiration for the work came at a time when he was feeling trapped by society. ‘I knew that I had to follow them out west,’ he told Vice. ‘My soul needed images of people living wild and free, untethered from society.’ The resulting images reveal the beauty of some of the more remote regions of the U.S. and the joy of those brave enough to follow a hard but fulfilling life as they follow ancient traditions.

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