From Albertine Bourget’s article for

Today there are people who hear the call of [Henry David] Thoreau, and see a possibility of leading a less consumerist life. Thus, these Americans, photographed by Adrain Chesser, live a hunter-gatherer lifestyle in the western United States. His images are collected in the book “The Return.” The photographer’s adventure began in 2007, when he attended a Native American dance ceremony, “Naraya,” in Tennessee.

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