Who was Louis Riel? The Métis leader commanded two rebellions in
western Canada and was tried, convicted and hanged for treason in
1885. Until well into the 20th century Riel was regarded as "misguided
and impetuous" at best and a psychotic traitor at worst.
piastre and riel with the riel being at par with the piastre . At
the same time, the two other branches had similar arrangement with the
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Riel sought to preserve Métis rights and culture as
their homelands in the Northwest came progressively under the Canadian
sphere of influence. He is regarded by many as a Canadian folk hero
for several years thereafter, and Riel was officially outlawed. In
1885 he led a Métis uprising in Saskatchewan that was crushed by the
Canadians. Riel was found guilty of treason and hanged.
* Riel (Goirle), a town in the Netherlands
* Riel (Eindhoven), a village in the Netherlands
* Riel (Manitoba riding), a provincial electoral district in Canada
named after Louis Riel
Keywords: Riel, Rébellion de, 1885; Riel Rebellion, 1885
The blood of Abel - Bryant, Wilbur F. (Wilbur Franklin), b.
that Louis Riel, a Métis, was the only individual hanged for daring to
fight for freedom and justice for his people in what is now Canadas
prairie provinces. In fact, the Cree First Nation also joined the
fight for freedom and justice for their First Nation.
* What happened when Louis Riel returned to Canada?
* When did Louis Riel live?
* What is Paula A.
Louis Riel, the puzzling Messianic figure of Canadian history,
was born into a devout Catholic family in St. Boniface, Red River
Settlement (present day Winnipeg) on October 22 or 23, 1844.
jpg (12628 bytes)Louis Riel was born October 22, 1844 on a
farmstead at the juncture of the Red and Seine rivers, present day
Winnipeg. He was hung as a traitor on November 16, 1885.
Louis Riel (October 22, 1844 – November 16, 1885) was a Canadian
politician, founder of the province of Manitoba, and leader of the
Métis people of the Canadian prairies.
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Louis Riel (1844-1885) was a Canadian rebel who led uprisings in
the west in 1870 and 1884-1885 on behalf of the Métis people.
Louis Riel was born at Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, on Oct. 23, 1844, of
Riel House National Historic Site of Canada
* The History of the Métis in Manitoba 1870-1900
* The Riel-Lagimodière Family in Red River and Manitoba
From Beauport, Riel returned to Keeseville where he remained for a
while. During this time, he fell in love with Evelina Barnabé,
Father Barnabé's sister.
Riel and The Métis
Riel's Provisional Government
The Birth of Manitoba
Riel flees to the USA
Metis are calling him back
Another question he wants an answer to is if Riel was crazy.
Flashback. A group of Metis on horseback charge Louis Riel recently
back from the East. They think he is another Canadian trying to grab
priests at Saint-Boniface, and Riel was sent east to study at the
Seminaire de St-Sulpice in Montreal. Riel decided not to become a
priest, however, and he returned to the Red River area.