Frybread Recipe
Nohkhamen nisewak ttawesimotəyak flour two cups
Sokal epahsi epahsi sugar half half ¼ ttawesimoti cup
Skamoni-nohkhamen epahsi ttawesimoti cornmeal half cup
Sαlaweyi kekesk salt a little
Nαkα malahkʷəss and milk
Nαkα ttaweskamen məsi kekʷəss and mix everything
Kči-emkʷan ladle
Emkʷan tablespoon
Emkʷansis teaspoon
Potewehtikan alαmi nisənol emkʷanal baking powder two tsps.
Sokenəmen sialahpskʷetehikan pour in frying pan
Nətalαkkʷasəmen apan I cook bread.

July 21, 1857

Author and Transendentalist Henry David Thoreau comes to Indian Island and hires Joe Polis for a journey to Moosehead Lake, the West Branch of Penobscot, the Allagash, East Branch of Penobscot, and then back down the main branch of the Penobscot River.