This page provides activities at Riel House National Historic Site of Canada.
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 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;
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 Red Sash
The Red Sash. dekalb library has copies
The Metis people were angry at the HBC who were selling Rupert's Land without…
Aboriginal people have fought for Canada on the front line of every major.
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 and the centuries.
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.