Making Squw

Hul’q’umi’num’ Name: he’yum ’ukw’ squw

English name: Making First Nations style bread

Producers and/or Creators: Hul’q’umi’num’ Language & Culture Society

Synopsis: A recipe for making squw

Language: English, Hul’q’umi’num’
Dialect: Quw’utsun’
Media Type: Audio, Website
Instructional Type: Words & Phrases
Fluency: Beginner, Intermediate

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Thirty phrases giving the instructions for making squw, First Nations style baked bread, originally cooked on the open fire. Students use this webpage to get ready for language immersion class where they practice baking. Squw goes along well with salmon soup and both can be done all in one lesson. Make the squw first and while it’s baking then you make the soup. Yum!

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Created by Delores Louie, Ruby Peter, and Donna Gerdts. Funded by Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

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Keywords: baking bread, cooking, measurements, squw