Contact & Conflict: First Nations, French, & English in Canada
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Vintage 70s Hudson Bay Capote Blanket Coat Rennactment Costume | Etsy
The Hudson Bay Capote or Blanket Coat was used extensively by mountianmen and indians alike. Its ease in construction and truly practical wearing qualities made it a highly desireable possession on the early frontier. 1978 Green River Forge, Ltd Pattern is uncut and on heavy brown paper, with age spots and some staining from storage, but no musky odors. Instructions and history of coat on one sheet. There are 5 sheets total. Sizes are as follows and included 40 to 42 44 to 48 50 to 52…
Louis David Riel (1844 – 1885) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies. He led two resistance movements against the Canadian government and its first post-Confederation Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Riel sought to preserve Métis rights and culture. He is regarded by many as a Canadian folk hero.
Louis Riel and the Canadian Metis
This post is the beginning of a series which will highlite communities of mixed-race people around the globe! Here we go! We will start in Canada, where half of my family is from. In fact Louis Rie…