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Canadian Aboriginals. Bannock - what recipe does this look similar to?. Combine egg with water (is using an egg), and add to the flour mixture.

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Canadian aboriginals

Canadian Aboriginals

Canadian aboriginals


Bannock what recipe does this look similar to

Bannock - what recipe does this look similar to?

  • Combine egg with water (is using an egg), and add to the flour mixture.

  • Stir to form a soft dough, and knead briefly.

  • If using a frying pan, grease the pan then dust with flour.

  • Place about a quarter of the dough in the pan and heat.

  • Bake until the bottom is lightly brown, then flip.

  • Bake about 10 minutes on the opposite side.

  • Bake remaining dough in similar fashion.

  • 2 1/2 cups flour 6 tsp baking powder1/2 tsp salt2 tbsp sugar (optional)1/3 cup lard2 eggs, optional1 cup water or more

  • Combine first four ingredients.

  • Add lard, rubbing it in to form fine crumbs.

Tea biscuits

Tea biscuits!

What is lard

What is lard

  • A fat that comes from pig fat

Canadian aboriginals

  • Modern day North American Indians enjoy a bannock recipe as much as their ancestors did.

  • The ingredients are modernized to produce a lighter dough, but the taste is just as good, maybe better.

  • Bannock is a versatile quick bread, similar to a baking powder biscuit.

  • You can include extras such as raisins, currents, blueberries, cinnamon or cheese if desired.

Bannock trivia

Bannock Trivia

  • Bannock was favored by nomadic tribes because the dry mixture stayed fresh for long periods. They added the fat or oil at cooking time.

  • Let’s watch how to make bannock


What foods did aboriginals hunt

What Foods did Aboriginals Hunt?

Foods aboriginals hunted







Foods Aboriginals Hunted



Foods they trapped




Foods they Trapped

Foods they gathered




Foods they gathered

Aboriginal people of today issues

Aboriginal People of Today Issues

  • Many of the foods that Canadian aboriginal peoples used to eat are no longer as plentiful as they were in the past

  • Aboriginal people have to travel further in order to hunt & fish



  • Obesity was notcommon in the early Aboriginal peoples

  • Now it is a major health concern

  • They are at risk for diabetes and heart disease

  • The Risk of heart disease is higher in aboriginal people than the general Canadian population

Dental disease

Dental Disease

  • When the Europeans first came to North America they remarked on how good the teeth were of the Aboriginal people

  • This was because the Aboriginal people's diet was low in refined carbohydrates and high in protein

  • Now the Aboriginal Diet is much higher in refined carbohydrates ( bread, cereals, candies)

Canadian aboriginals

  • Leads to higher rate of dental disease

  • Problems with baby bottle

    • tooth decay caused from sugar sitting in the baby’s mouth

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