Where one man can survive, two will fare well;

Three and their Families will form a tribe.

A thousand like-Minds form their own Nation, With Nature as the ruler of their lives.

PEMMICAN

Pemmican is the energy snack warriors and hunters carried with them.

A thoughtful groom will make Pemmican for his wedding party.

How to make 10 pounds of Pemmican using modern methods:

Grind five pounds of dried meat to a meal-like consistency

Mix with one pound of raisins and

1/2 pound brown sugar

Stir into four pounds of melted fat

(I prefer blueberries or blackberries over raisins – it was the old way.)

Pemmican cakes were traditionally kept in rawhide bags. Canvas or suede bags work quite well. They also freeze well.

Eat Pemmican cakes raw or fried.

Gary Night Owl gars@genie.geis.com

(*,*) P. O. Box 672168 gars@netcom.com

(`-‘) Marietta, GA 30067, U.S.A. gars@igc.apc.org

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