Manitobah Mukluks  Metis Mukluk.  Traditionally beaded in Metis style. The Metis People wove geometric floral art onto clothing and tipis. That distinction led the Dakota Sioux and Cree to call the Metis the "Flower Beadwork People".

Metis Mukluk

Manitobah Metis Mukluk Would love to get a pair of these!

Metis First people of Canada

Metis First people of Canada.

Metis: Mixed Blood Stories: Lynn Ponton:

Part of this wonderful book takes place in Chicago, including the murder of a Native man during the Chicago Democratic Convention of Native people were not to be seen or heard.

Louis Riel Poster

Curriculum and resources for Social Studies

Louis Riel House

This page provides activities at Riel House National Historic Site of Canada.

Gabriel Dumont, the fist of Louis Riel.

My favourite image of Gabriel Dumont. He's holding his rifle "Le Petit" and looks like he's been surprised by the photographer. "A plug felt hat was set low over his brow, his deep-set eyes missing nothing.

Batoche - last battlefield in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont led the Metis and First Nations people against the North West Field Force, led by Major General Frederick Middleton.

Batoche - last battlefield in the Northwest Rebellion of Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont led the Metis and First Nations people against the North West Field Force, led by Major General Frederick Middleton.

Metis Heritage Stories Website Colleciton-A Day at the Boarding School; Convent Girls; Métis Culture; Through the Ice and more!

Metis Heritage Stories Website Colleciton-A Day at the Boarding School;

LOUIS GARNEAU (1790-1863)Photo is Metis of Sault Ste Marie  "Five of the earliest Indian inhabitants of St. Mary's Falls 1855".  St. Mary's Falls is Sault Ste. Marie and the people are Metis not Indian. They however were adopted into the Ojibwa Nation and therefore could rightfully be called Indian but not the earliest inhabitants. Garneau married Cadotte's sister as did John Boucher.   Left to right (1) Louis Cadotte, (2) John Bouche, (3) Obogan, (4)  O'Shawan, (5) Louis Gurnoe aka Garneau.

LOUIS GARNEAU (1790-1863)Photo is Metis of Sault Ste Marie "Five of the earliest Indian inhabitants of St. Mary's Falls 1855". St. Mary's Falls is Sault Ste. Marie and the people are Metis not Indian. They however were adopted into the Ojibwa Nation and therefore could rightfully be called Indian but not the earliest inhabitants. Garneau married Cadotte's sister as did John Boucher. Left to right (1) Louis Cadotte, (2) John Bouche, (3) Obogan, (4) O'Shawan, (5) Louis Gurnoe aka Garneau.

The grave of Louis Riel in St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetary in Winnipeg, Manitoba  -

The grave of Louis Riel in St. Boniface Cathedral Cemetary in Winnipeg, Manitoba…

The Red Sash  young Metis boy  of Fort William, nearly 200 years ago. His father is aguide, leading voyageurs to trade with native people for furs. Now voyageurs paddle back to the  Fort with their packs of furs, and North West Company canoes bringing supplies  It is a time of feasting and dancing he goes to a nearby island to hunt hare. Then he saves the day as he paddles the gentleman across to Fort William , earning the gift of a sash  M juvenile aboriginal resources seems a bit boring

The Red Sash

The Red Sash. dekalb library has copies

The Metis people were angry at the HBC who were selling Rupert's Land without consulting with them. Louis Riel organized bands of Metis to observe and confront surveyors who were laying out square townships. One week later, a Metis National Committee was formed to fight for Metis concerns about their land. Also several Metis seized Fort Garry and its weapons. A list of rights were made as a result, along with a provisional government who held order and negotiated agreements for the…

The Metis people were angry at the HBC who were selling Rupert's Land without…

Ceremony honours Aboriginal veterans. Aboriginal people have fought for Canada on the front line of every major battle since 1812. First Nations people enlisted as private soldiers in Canada’s military forces for the first time in 1899 during the Boer War. An estimated 7,000 First Nations people, and an unknown number of Metis and Inuit, served in World Wars I and II and the Korean War.

Aboriginal people have fought for Canada on the front line of every major.

The Saint Boniface Museum, formerly the Grey Nuns' Convent, is the oldest building in the City of Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. This historic building was built between 1845 and 1851 for the Grey Nuns who came to the Red River Colony and is now home to the museum which carries a unique collection of artifacts relating to the French Canadian and Metis heritage of Manitoba.

Picture of Saint Boniface Museum Winnipeg City Manitoba

Louis Riel, leader of the Métis people in Western Canada. North America's Métis nation was born out of the meeting of the First Nations and European settlers between the 17th and the 18th centuries.

Louis Riel, leader of the Métis people in Western Canada. North America's Métis nation was born out of the meeting of the First Nations and European settlers between the and the centuries.

the red river rebellions was all the events that tok place in the 1869 establisment. the red river rebellion started because the metis were losing their land. Mcdonald didnt do much about it because if he spilt the land he would have smaller population. setters were angry with the HBC for proceeding with the sale of rupeits land. they felt as if the canadian government was trying to take away there land.

The Red River Rebellion In 1869 a rebellion occurred involving Louis Riel and the Red River Métis as they wanted to retain the settlements occupants rights.

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