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Published by Oberon Press in [Ottawa?] .
Written in English


  • Riel, Louis David, -- 1844-1885 -- Drama

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Edition Notes

StatementJohn Coulter ; with French translations by Raynald Desmeules.
LC ClassificationsPS8505 O84 T7
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14717221M

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The trial deserves coverage in part because of its large symbolic importance to Canadians, in part because of how the story of Louis Riel shaped the history of North America, and in part because of the lingering questions about Riel's mental state at the time of . The trial of Louis Riel is arguably the most famous trial in the history of Canada [according to whom?In , Louis Riel had been a leader of a resistance movement by the Métis and First Nations people of western Canada against the Government of Canada in what is now the modern province of as the North-West Rebellion, this resistance was suppressed by the Canadian . While providing an excellent overview of the trial of Louis Riel this book devolves into a repetitive exercise in the second half. The first half of the book was for me an excellent read that gave a good understanding of the mechanics of the trial system of the time, and real insight into how the system betrayed Riel and offered him no real chance at justice/5. Louis David Riel (/ ˈ l uː i r i ˈ ɛ l /; French: ; 22 October – 16 November ) was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies. He led two rebellions against the government of Canada and its first post-Confederation prime minister, John A. sought to preserve Métis rights and Born: Louis David Riel, 22 October , Red River .

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