Anishinaabe woodsman takes his outdoor survival classes online – CBC

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‘I hate the idea of a bunch of kids sitting around just playing video games and then getting bored’

Mar 29, 2020

Ever wanted to learn how to make rope out of tree bark or how to make syrup from tree sap? Now you can without leaving your home.

Caleb Musgrave, owner and operator of Canadian Bushcraft, an outdoor education school, is offering free online classes while the school is shut down due to COVID-19 concerns.

“We’re just trying to reach out to the community, make sure that people still learn and enjoy themselves in the woods,” said Musgrave, an Anishinaabe man from Hiawatha First Nation near Peterborough, Ont.

Usually Musgrave runs about 50 outdoor classes a year starting in January, teaching everything from outdoor survival to making baskets and even crafting canoes.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/anishinaabe-woodsman-online-outdoor-classes-1.5509934

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