Louis Riel

Standard Name: Riel, Louis


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11 October 1869: Louis Riel, leader of the Métis or mixed-race...

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11 October 1869

Louis Riel , leader of the Métis or mixed-race people, headed the Red River Rebellion near Winnipeg, Canada.

1 November 1869-24 August 1870: In Canada the Red River Rebellion was fought...

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1 November 1869-24 August 1870

In Canada the Red River Rebellion was fought over land issues.

26 March-2 July 1885: The North West Rebellion led by Louis Riel...

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26 March-2 July 1885

The North West Rebellion led by Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont (of the Métis), and Poundmaker and Big Bear (of the Cree tribe), was fought in Saskatchewan, Canada.


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