Pemmican, Pemican  is defined as concentrate of dried beef, suet, raisins, ect.
Webster's New World Dictionary. Cleveland and New York: The World Publishing Company, 1971
To make "Pemmican" - That will keep. Take jerked or dried beef strips and pound them  to a powder or pulp, mix with fat (warm) beef tallow, sugar and raisins. Put in bladders or skins and tie up tight, (Used extensively by Arctic and other Explorers and if kept air tight will last for years).
Buzzacott, Francis H. The Complete American & Canadian Sportsman's Encylopedia of Valuable Instruction.      Chicago Ill:  Francis Buzzacott, 1906, M.A. Donohue & Co., 1913 , 482
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