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     Opening Windows To the Past


Our Shared Heritage

Keeping Traditions Alive !

Your source for learning primitive skills and more!
Rabbitstick Primitive Skills Gathering
The original skills event
Learn Primitive Skills


Backtracks hosts the original primitive skills gathering. Starting in the early 1970s, Rabbitstick is the oldest primitive skills gathering in the world. Rabbitstick is the place to meet the pros and learn from the largest assortment of the best teachers available anywhere. Mark the dates for our  annual event - Mark these dates on you calendar today.


September 12-18, 2021 



Through our publications and outreach efforts, we seek to share knowledge and foster communication between teachers and practitioners. Our shared interests reflect a shared heritage. The pursuit of primitive technology unites us in a search for lineage and meaning beyond the superficial.

Steve Watts, Past President

Society of Primitive Technology

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