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

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

Louis Riel, Métis leader, founder of Manitoba, central figure in the Red River and North-West resistances (born 22 October 1844 in Saint-Boniface, Red River Settlement; died 16 November 1885 in Regina, SK).

Louis Riel, Métis leader, founder of Manitoba, central figure in the Red River and North-West resistances (born 22 October 1844 in Saint-Boniface, Red River Settlement; died 16 November 1885 in Regina, SK).

Mr. Anderson, Scottish Metis, Red River, Manitoba. [1870s]    Date: [ca. 1870s]

Mr. Anderson, Scottish Metis, Red River, Manitoba. [1870s] Date: [ca. 1870s]

Louis Riel, Métis leader, founder of Manitoba, central figure in the Red River and North-West resistances (born 22 October 1844 in Saint-Boniface, Red River Settlement; died 16 November 1885 in Regina, SK).

Louis Riel, Métis leader, founder of Manitoba, central figure in the Red River and North-West resistances (born 22 October 1844 in Saint-Boniface, Red River Settlement; died 16 November 1885 in Regina, SK).

Métis people (Canada) - Councillors of the Métis Provisional Government, 1870  The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and its nine regional affiliates, represents all Aboriginal people who are not part of the reserve system, including Métis and non-Status Indians.

Métis people (Canada) - Councillors of the Métis Provisional Government, 1870 The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) and its nine regional affiliates, represents all Aboriginal people who are not part of the reserve system, including Métis and non-Status Indians.

On January 9 many prisoners escaped from the prison at Fort Garry, including Charles Mair, Thomas Scott and ten others. Red River Rebellion --Scott was executed by a firing squad on March 4, 1870. Historians have debated Riel's motivations for allowing the execution, as they consider it his one great political blunder. His own justification was that he felt it necessary to demonstrate to the Canadians that the Métis must be taken seriously

On January 9 many prisoners escaped from the prison at Fort Garry, including Charles Mair, Thomas Scott and ten others. Red River Rebellion --Scott was executed by a firing squad on March 4, 1870. Historians have debated Riel's motivations for allowing the execution, as they consider it his one great political blunder. His own justification was that he felt it necessary to demonstrate to the Canadians that the Métis must be taken seriously

The Northwest Rebellion of 1885, was caused by the CPR who took over the Natives…

The Northwest Rebellion of 1885, was caused by the CPR who took over the Natives…

Riel was labeled both a traitor and a hero in his time. His leadership in the Red River Rebellion led to the establishment of Manitoba.

Riel was labeled both a traitor and a hero in his time. His leadership in the Red River Rebellion led to the establishment of Manitoba.

Ambroise Dydime Lepine  (18 March 1840 – 8 June 1923) was a military leader of the Métis under the command of Louis Riel during the Red River Rebellion of 1869-1870. He was tried and sentenced to death for his role in the rebellion and for the execution of Thomas Scott, but his sentence was commuted by Governor General Lord Dufferin. He is buried in the churchyard of the St. Boniface Cathedral next to Riel. Metis, red river rebellion, riel, louis riel

Ambroise Dydime Lepine (18 March 1840 – 8 June 1923) was a military leader of the Métis under the command of Louis Riel during the Red River Rebellion of 1869-1870. He was tried and sentenced to death for his role in the rebellion and for the execution of Thomas Scott, but his sentence was commuted by Governor General Lord Dufferin. He is buried in the churchyard of the St. Boniface Cathedral next to Riel. Metis, red river rebellion, riel, louis riel

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.

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.

Louis Riel, Metis leader of the Red River Rebellion and Northwest Rebellion in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in the late 1800s. He was exiled from Canada and still managed to help found the province of Manitoba. Convicted of treason and executed in 1885 for standing against the Eastern-run government to support the rights of indiginous peoples in the West.

Louis Riel, Metis leader of the Red River Rebellion and Northwest Rebellion in Manitoba and Saskatchewan in the late 1800s. He was exiled from Canada and still managed to help found the province of Manitoba. Convicted of treason and executed in 1885 for standing against the Eastern-run government to support the rights of indiginous peoples in the West.

The Northwest Rebellion of 1885, was caused by the CPR who took over the Natives land and slashed the their budget. The Métis fought with the NWMP in the first clash. The Métis last war, Louis Riel was captured, and Dumont got away to the United States. The war was fought in the west coast of Canada and was lost by the Métis. The Northwest Rebellion, Red River Rebellion, and the treaties were all connected to land. The government over time and took the natives land.

The Northwest Rebellion of 1885, was caused by the CPR who took over the Natives land and slashed the their budget. The Métis fought with the NWMP in the first clash. The Métis last war, Louis Riel was captured, and Dumont got away to the United States. The war was fought in the west coast of Canada and was lost by the Métis. The Northwest Rebellion, Red River Rebellion, and the treaties were all connected to land. The government over time and took the natives land.

The Red River Rebellion was the sequence of the events related to the 1869 establisment of the Provincial government by the Metis leaders Louis Riel in Manitoba. The Red River Rebellion started because the Metis were losing land. Mcdonald did not split up the land he would have less population seperated the land he would have a greater population. It was one of the first violent and failed attempts to get fair representation by those taken over by Canada when Canada purchased Rupert's land.

The Red River Rebellion was the sequence of the events related to the 1869 establisment of the Provincial government by the Metis leaders Louis Riel in Manitoba. The Red River Rebellion started because the Metis were losing land. Mcdonald did not split up the land he would have less population seperated the land he would have a greater population. It was one of the first violent and failed attempts to get fair representation by those taken over by Canada when Canada purchased Rupert's land.

Louis Riel, the Red River Rebellion and the North West Campaign

Louis Riel, the Red River Rebellion and the North West Campaign

The Red River Rebellion took place in Red River Canada consisting of the Métis and other settles.

The Red River Rebellion took place in Red River Canada consisting of the Métis and other settles.

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