William Mactavish was a Scottish-born representative of the Hudson's Bay Company, who acted as governor of Rupert's Land and Assiniboia prior to the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada and the creation of the province of Manitoba in 1870
The Metis people were angry at the HBC who were selling Rupert's Land without consulting with them. Louis Riel organized bands of Metis to observe and confront surveyors who were laying out square townships. One week later, a Metis National Committee was formed to fight for Metis concerns about their land. Also several Metis seized Fort Garry and its weapons. A list of rights were made as a result, along with a provisional government who held order and negotiated agreements for the…
Fritzenwallner Rupert, www.fritzenwallner-rupert.upps.at, Unser Haus befindet sich in ruhiger zentraler Lage. 15 GehMinuten vom Ortskern Wagrain entfernt. Die Schibushaltestelle befindet sich 300m vom Haus entfernt. Der Bus fährt im 20 Minuten Takt zu den Liften. Die zentrale Lage unseres Hauses bietet im Sommer viele Möglichkeiten für Ausflüge im Salzburger Land, der Steiermark und Kärnten. Der Einstieg zum Rad- und Wanderweg startet gleich hinter unserem Haus.
First edition of one of the first Cree grammars in English. Horden, who began his life as an ironworker, received his calling in 1851 and was sent to Canada with only two weeks notice — during which time he was expected to find a wife. He succeeded in finding both a wife and a fruitful career, eventually becoming the first bishop of Moosonee, diocese of Rupert's Land.