Riel, Louis, 1844-1885

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1844-10-22
Death 1885-11-16
Canadians
French, English

Biographical notes:

Leader of the Métis rebellion in 1869 that led to the establishment of Manitoba. His death by hanging in 1885 marked the beginning of the nationalist movement.

From the description of Louis Riel Collection : papers, 1868-1926 [microform]. (University of North Dakota). WorldCat record id: 17320951

Métis leader and politician, of Western Canada.

From the description of Papers, 1868-1926 [microform]. (University of North Dakota). WorldCat record id: 24883488

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SNAC ID:
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Subjects:

  • Riel Rebellion, 1885
  • Indians of North America--Mixed descent
  • Red River Rebellion, 1869-1870
  • Metis
  • Indians of North America--Wars
  • Cree Indians--Wars
  • Indians of North America--Mixed descent--Correspondence
  • Indians of North America

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Canada, Western (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • Manitoba (as recorded)
  • Canada (as recorded)
  • Winnipeg (Man.) (as recorded)