“Walk tall as the trees,
Be strong as the mountains.
Be gentle as the spring rain.
Keep the warmth of the summer
In your heart.
And the Great Spirit will
Always be with you.”
Submitted by Andy Gerard, New Westminster, BC
from Bannock Awareness
Printed In Celebration of
Aboriginal Awareness Day
June 21, 2013 (http://www.for.gov.bc.ca/rsi/fnb/BannockAwareness.pdf)
Bannock. Last nights snack. This mornings breakfast. Bannock.
1 cup flour (1/2 buckwheat, 1/2 spelt)
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
enough water to mix all dry ingredients in
Add berries and nuts, 1/2 cup each (soaked currants and sprouted sunflower seeds)
a few TBSPs of butter in a hot cast iron pan
a few minutes on each side, and its de-lish!
The Bannock Awareness document has an amazing array of bannock recipes intermixed with first nations stories and facts. Enjoy!