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Louis Riel, the rebel and the hero.

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Published by Oxford University Press in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Riel, Louis, 1844-1885,
    • Revolutionaries -- Canada -- Biography,
    • Red River Rebellion, 1869-1870,
    • Riel Rebellion, 1885

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      SeriesCanadian lives
      LC ClassificationsF1063 .B65 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5323195M
      ISBN 100195401824
      LC Control Number72175863

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Louis Riel, (born Oct. 23,St. Boniface, Assiniboia [western Canada]—died Nov. 16,Regina, District of Assiniboia, Northwest Territories, Can.), Canadian leader of the Métis in western Canada. Riel grew up in the Red River Settlement in present-day studied for the priesthood in Montreal (though he was never ordained) and worked at various jobs before returning to.

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This site uses Akismet to Author: Bruce Ricketts. The rise and fall of Louis Riel () spanned only fifteen years, yet he is one of the most controversial and colourful people in our history.

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Once considered an outlaw, in the Author: Sharon Stewart. Although you wouldn't know it from the U of S campus, Louis Riel wasn't the hero we think he was. In fact, the famous rebel hindered the Métis cause more than he helped it.

The University of Saskatchewan’s main campus is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. Louis Riel () was an iconic figure in Canadian history best known for his roles in the Red River Resistance of and the Northwest Resistance of A political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies, Riel is often portrayed as a rebel.

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Since the ethnic group usually called Metis was closely tied to Riel, the book is also a partial history of that group. Metis. A Rebel Named Riel, Winnipeg, Manitoba. likes. A Rebel Named Riel is an emerging Canadian Métis Folk Group based out of Winnipeg ers: Book Description: This book sparked national controversy when it was first published in Updated to include recent developments, such as native rights and land claims, the cultural mythology that surrounds Riel, and the recent campaign to have him pardoned.

Louis Riel, the rebel and the hero.,Toronto Public Library. Louis Riel: Hero or Traitor. Emily Kabyn 7b Rebellions In was when the transfer of the territory of Rupert's Land to Canada. Many Metis lived in that land (Red River colony). Once the land was sold to Canada, many first nations feared assimilation.

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Louis Riel is simultaneously one of the most popular and most elusive figures in Canadian literature, and culture in general. Since his hanging for treason on Novemhe has been depicted variously as a traitor to Confederation, a French-Canadian and Catholic martyr, a bloodthirsty rebel, a New World liberator, a pawn of shadowy white forces, a Prairie political maverick, an.

Louis Riel was born Octo in St. Boniface, Manitoba. In he went to college in Montreal. His people the Metis had been bullied by the government for years. Each year they lost more and more land. Louis Riel was tired of it. In Louis Riel founded the.

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When the collected book appeared inBrown. By Jacob Winstanley and Felix Cirujano Louis Riel: Hero or Traitor. Evidence (Historical Proof) More Evidence Was he a hero or a traitor.

Even More Evidence Most canadians in his time thought of him as a traitor because he led a rebellion that would try to overthrow the Canadian.

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Louis Riel and the Métis People. April The Métis: The forgotten people ; The Métis: Riel -- traitor or hero. Markham, ON: Scholastic Canada. F56 v Biographies Louis Riel v. Canada: The making of a rebel. Winnipeg, MB: Great Plains Publications. 92 Size: KB. A socials project i made for school.

I do not own the music, its actually the Inception sound track. thanks leo:D. The trial deserves coverage in part because of its large symbolic importance to Canadians, in part because of how the story of Louis Riel shaped the history of North America, and in part because of the lingering questions about Riel's mental state at the time of.

The end of the rebellion was marked by the Riel’s arrest. Prior to his arrest, thousands of combat soldiers had been sent by the new rail lines. Riel was convicted with high treason.

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Louis Riel A Comic-strip Biography (Book): Brown, Chester: A limited-edition reissueof Brown's celebrated biography of the Canadian rebel Louis Riel tells the story of the charismatic, and perhaps mad, nineteenth-century Metis leader whose struggle to win rights for his people led to violent rebellion on the nations western frontier.

This special tenth anniversary edition features rare. When, inthe first edition of Riel and the Rebellion was published, the scholarly controversy concerning Thomas Flanagan's interpretation of the Rebellion of escalated to one of national significance.

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In this comic biography, Brown reveals that at least one dusty closet of Canadian history holds some skeletons that won't stop rattling. Canadians everywhere can tell the story of Louis Riel and the Red River. Louis Riel: A Comic-strip Biography is a graphic novel by Canadian graphic novelist, Chester Brown.

It won Harvey Awards for best writing and best graphic novel. As the title implies, the book is a graphic novel biography on nineteenth century Metis leader, Louis Riel/5(18). Louis Riel – Martyr, hero or traitor. Louis Riel was born Octo on a farmstead at the juncture of the Red and Seine rivers, present day Winnipeg.

He was hung as a traitor on Novem During those 41 years Riel would help found two Canadian provinces, find identity for the Metis people and shake up the status quo of Canada.

The North-West Rebellion of was a rebellion by the Métis people under Louis Riel and an associated uprising by First Nations Cree and Assiniboine of the District of Saskatchewan against the government of Métis felt Canada was not protecting their rights, their land and their survival as a distinct people.

Riel had been invited to lead the movement of on: Present-day Saskatchewan and Alberta. Louis Riel Hero Or Traitor. SS7 CH9 Louis Riel Essay Teagan Moore Louis Riel is known by many names: a prophet, a traitor, and a of them all, Riel is regarded as a hero, who stood up for his people in the face of the Canadian government, and those who question his sanity still view him as an essentially honourable was strongly respectful towards the Métis and felt.

Red River Rebellion, uprising in –70 in the Red River Colony against the Canadian government that was sparked by the transfer of the vast territory of Rupert’s Land from the Hudson’s Bay Company to the new country of g that their culture and land rights would be compromised under Canadian control, the Métis (people of mixed First Nation [Native American] and European.

Louis Riel surrendered. Later Poundmaker and Big Bear also surrendered. Nearly one hundred people were arrested after the rebellion. About 70 were convicted on charges from treason to theft.

Big Bear and Poundmaker each received a three-year sentence, but both were released before the end of their sentences. Both men died within a year of their.Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. 8vo pp. xv, (1),"Louis Riel is regarded by some as a hero and visionary, by others as a madman and misguided religious zealot.

The M?is leader who fought for the rights of his people against an encroaching tide of white settlers helped establish the province of Manitoba before escaping to the United States.