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Synonyms for pemmican

lean dried meat pounded fine and mixed with melted fat


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The making of pemmican in the old days was one of the industries of the country.
Over the last three decades, Winnipeg's Pemmican Publications, an arm's-length affiliate of the Manitoba Metis Federation, has tried to put that into practice.
This spring Marfood introduced Pemmican Organic Beef Jerky, made at its plant in Uruguay, available in Original Beef, Teriyaki and Pepper varieties.
But they were taking in just 4,400 calories through biscuits, fat-and-protein mix pemmican, butter, sugar, chocolate, cereals, raisins and some pony meat.
In the 1800s, the HBC was keen to set up trading posts near Red Lake to ensure a reliable supply of pemmican for its fur traders.
Long before the arrival of the first European settlers, Native Americans pounded chokecherries, pits and all, into a mixture of buffalo meat and fat to make pemmican, which they dried in the sun to make sort of an Indian version of jerky.
While hides were shipped south, pemmican from the district was traded a thousand kilometres north to sustain the fur trade.
The first event is in New York (September 6, featuring Argentine ostrich and pemmican pudding, consumed by Ernest Shackleton's party, paired with Red Creek wines), followed by events in Chicago (October 11) and San Francisco (November 8).
23 What would you do with pemmican, as developed by native North American peoples?
Mr Dickinson, who in 2006 was the first British adventurer to conquer Greenland, Antarctica and the North Pole unsupported, said: "Each sleigh will weigh 100 kilos and we will be taking all our food with us, which includes pemmican - an adapted dog food recipe - and chocolate chips.
By nightfall Moiles was wiring Boston for tents, mosquito bars, pemmican, caterpillar-tread station wagons, vitamins in ingots, and arms and ammunition.
The First Nations people of the Great Plains ate the fruit fresh and also used it dry to pound into their dietary staple, pemmican.
As the manager of Pemmican Publications, she linked the question of indigenous identity to matters of self-representation by emphasizing the need to provide students with "access to adequate and accurate knowledge of the Indian, Inuit and Metis people" through books that "do justice to the Native people and .
ConAgra will keep its Hebrew National brand and products, Brown 'N Serve frozen sausage, as well as its Slim Jim and Pemmican meat snacks.