HOMMAGE : LOUIS RIEL

Louis « David » Riel (22 octobre 1844 – 16 novembre 1885) est un homme politique canadien, chef du peuple métis dans les Prairies canadiennes et fondateur de la province du Manitoba1. Il a dirigé deux mouvements de résistance contre le gouvernement canadien dans le but de protéger les droits et la culture des Métis
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Ottawa ~ one of the many native Indian tribes that lived in the vast lands of Canada

Facts about the Mohawk Indian Tribe. A list of interesting facts about these famed American Indian warriors known for their unique hair style.

CREE (or METIS) BEADED AND FRINGED HIDE CAPOTE n.d.

Cree beaded and fringed hide capote of classic construction, thread sewn with glass beadwork and sequins, with “ on the shoulders, and a series of diamond designs along the hemline. length without fringe 45 in.

Origins of the Metis Nation

Cunnewabum - Cree-Métis girl painted by Paul Kane. He asked if he could have her dress and it is now in the Royal Ontario Museum's collection.

Louis Riel is the founder of the province of Manitoba. Legislature, Winnipeg, MB

Louis David Riel Statue ~ (located outside the legislative building) " Riel was the founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies.

Metis beaded pouch at Louis Riel House Photo credit - Carol Brisebois

Metis beaded pouch at Louis Riel House Photo credit - Carol Brisebois

Gabriel Dumont. adjutant general in the provisional Métis government declared in the District of Saskatchewan in 1885, and commanded the Métis forces in the North-West Rebellion or North West Resistance of 1885

Gabriel Dumont Millitary Leader of the Métis during the North-West Rebellion of 1885

Louis David Riel (22 October 1844 – 16 November 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. Riel sought to preserve Métis rights and culture as their homelands. He rallied the French-speaking Metis and the English-speaking half breeds by stressing their common grievances with Eastern interests. He is regarded by many as a Canadian folk hero today. His arrest, trial, and execution…

Louis David Riel October 1844 – 16 November 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.

Ambroise Dydime Lepine, Metis leader during Red River rebellion.   [ca. 1880s]    Date: [ca. 1880s]

Ambroise Dydime Lepine, Metis leader during first Red River rebellion, 1869 -

Proud to be Metis.......

The Métis flag is the infinity sign on either a blue or red background. Riel hung this flag from Fort Garry during the Red River Resistance of It symbolizes the infinite survival of the Métis people.

Peter Erasmus, Metis, Alberta: Translator, Treaty 6 Negotiations, 1876.

Peter Erasmus, a Metis man, Alberta: Translator, Treaty 6 Negotiations,

Coureurs de bois in Manitoba Website with many links to history of Canada, esp…

Coureurs de bois in Manitoba Website with many links to history of Canada, esp…

"My people will sleep for 100 years, but when they awake, it will be the artists who give them their spirit back." - Louis Riel (artist: Andres Musta)

louis riel essay 95 best Metis Cree /from Manitoba.my family heritage/paquette .

Metis Provisional Government Council    By May 2nd, 1880 - The historical founders of what is now the province of Manitoba. Louis Riel is right in the centre.

Metis Provisional Government Council By May 1880 - The historical founders of what is now the province of Manitoba. Louis Riel is right in the centre.

Louis David Riel with his Grandmother, was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and leader of the Métis people (an ethnic group of mixed Cree, Ojibwa, Saulteaux, French Canadian, Scottish, and English descent) of the Canadian prairies.

Louis Riel and the Canadian Metis

Julie Lagimonière Riel (non-Aboriginal, daughter of Jean-Baptiste Lagimoniere Jr. and Marie-Anne Gaboury) with grandson Jean-Louis Riel.

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