Red Purple & Turquoise splash colored Ribbon Skirt * SM-MED

Fits a Womens Small-Medium or a Girls 31 inches long, with an adjustable wiast.

A buckskin frockcoat done in the Metis style- mid-19th century Canada

European Style buckskin beaded frockcoat via "Multiculturalism for Steampunk" A buckskin frockcoat done in the Metis style- century Canada.

Metis Song: Visiting was the Métis Way, by Lynn Whidden, Regina: Gabriel Dumont Institute, 1993. Because illiteracy was widespread in Métis communities in past generations, an oral storytelling tradition was used-much like other Aboriginal societies-to transmit Métis culture and history. Stories are to the Métis what books and documents are to European-based societies...

Light green book cover with a black and white photograph of a fiddler and a guitar player

THE VIRTUAL MUSEUM OF MÉTIS HISTORY AND CULTURE-1885, Poundmaker to Riel, Poundmaker to Gen. Middleton

Poundmaker to Riel, Poundmaker to General Middleton, 1885

During 1869, Settlers were angry at the HBC for proceeding with a sale of Ruperts land without consulting them. Also angry at surveyors, who were laying out square township with no regard of their traditional strip lots. In an effort to preserve the rights of his people, Riel organized bands of Metis to observe and confront the surveyors in the summer.

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.

Metis family with Red River carts :: State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND)

Metis family with Red River carts :: State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND)

Birchbark Tents, Red River, Middle Settlement., 1858

This website tells about the history of the R. Clements and area in Manitoba, Canada.

The People of Red River - A Costume Guide, by Judy and Barry McPherson. An excellent book on how a wide variety of people dressed during the settling of early 19th c. Rupert's Land, now the area around Winnipeg, Manitoba. Military, Native peoples, farmers, etc., plus background on the contemporary dress of Britain, where many of these people came from. Beautifully illustrated.

The People of Red River - A Costume Guide. An excellent book with good illustrations of what the common person wore during the settlement of the Red River of the North.

Hauling a York Boat over the Robinson Portage, Hayes River, Manitoba. 1878, Glass negative, Photograph by Dr. R. Bell. Apparently on survey, connected to the Royal Geographical Society...

Hauling a York Boat over the Robinson Portage, Hayes River, Manitoba. Glass negative, Photograph by Dr. Apparently on survey, connected to the Royal Geographical Society.

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