Standard Name: Riel, Louis
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AS 's brother Sir (Henry) Evelyn Wood was an army officer who was responsible for negotiating the Treaty of Pretoria, signed on 5 April 1881, at the end of the Boer War. Popular with Queen Victoria
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AMM 's poetry was conventional in form and classical in diction, but tackled Canadian themes in the spirit of the Confederation Poets who at around this time were seeking to inject Canadian poetry with a...
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 over land issues.
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.