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    by Clea

    A bit about me: I was raised an off the grid ranch along a dirt road called the Athabasca Landing Trail in between the cities of Athabasca and Edmonton, Alberta. The Landing Trail is known as the 100 Mile Portage, assumed by many to be the longest portage in Canada, where canoes were carried over the land by indigenous peoples between the North Saskatchewan and Athabasca rivers. My father’s paternal grandparents were Scottish homesteaders in the area. His British mother purchased our farmland in the 1930’s with her salary as a nurse in the local hospital. My own mother was born in Bermuda and traveled frequently as a child before…