However, the forks were an important pemmican
production centre and supply depot for rival NWC inland brigades.
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.
We could not use our full allowance of Pemmican
, Bread or Pork and my petty officer somehow managed to have surplus tea, sugar and cocoa.
She explains that "the word rubbaboo is borrowed from a soup made from pemmican
, water, and a flavoring (such as Saskatoon berries) in the Northern Plains area" (p.
In August, Marfood USA is expanding its Pemmican
brand to include a Tex-Mex offering.
McCormack likens fur trade society to "rababou," a stew of pemmican
and any other available ingredients popular at posts such as Fort Chipewyan.
It is also incorporated into pemmican
, which is eaten during all seasons of the year.
Little Chief and Mighty Gopher: The Pemmican
Frenzy has won "Alberta Children's and Young Adult Book of the Year 2011." The bright colourful children's book, written by Victor Lethbridge, band member of Wood Mountain Lakota First Nation, tells the story of a young Aboriginal boy who finds friendship and acceptance in unexpected places when he unites with a new found gopher friend to restore order to his prairie tipi village.
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.
The company's commitment to its local community played out recently in the donation of five bags of its new Pemmican
Beef Jerky for each free bag it gave away to consumers during the April Fools Day launch.
There were also blacksmithing demonstrations and the ever popular bannock bake and pemmican