History Matters: Will Jackson served as Riel’s secretary

January 17, 2018

On Dec. 12, 1951, 90-year-old Honoré Jaxon, looking forlorn if not lost, was deposited on the sidewalk outside his midtown Manhattan apartment in New York…

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A peacemaker and a traitor: how Chief Poundmaker will finally have his name cleared

January 10, 2018

More than 100,000 people walking around today owe their lives to one decision, made by an Indigenous chief on a battlefield in 1885. But that…

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132 years after his execution, many Métis reject exonerating Louis Riel

November 16, 2017

‘We would never allow it,’ says Manitoba Métis Federation president David Chartrand Brad Bellegarde • Lenard Monkman • CBC News 9 Hours Ago Some Métis…

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Celebrating Louis Riel Day an important step in reconciliation

Celebrating Louis Riel Day an important step in reconciliation Erin Petrow, Saskatoon StarPhoenix More from Erin Petrow, Saskatoon StarPhoenix Published on: November 16, 2017 |…

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History Matters: Sara Riel was Saskatchewan’s first Metis Grey Nun

November 1, 2017

Bill Waiser, Saskatoon StarPhoenix Published on: October 31, 2017 | Last Updated: October 31, 2017 6:00 AM CST She’s usually given only a footnote in…

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One of the biggest mysteries in Metis history gets even more puzzling

One of the biggest mysteries in Metis history gets even more puzzling Billyjo Delaronde stole and hid the Bell of Batoche—ripped from the Metis in…

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Renowned architect Douglas Cardinal envisions Poundmaker museum

September 27, 2017

Betty Ann Adam, Saskatoon StarPhoenix Published on: September 27, 2017 | Last Updated: September 27, 2017 6:00 AM CST Famed Canadian architect Douglas Cardinal was…

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RCMP inks deal to return Louis Riel artifacts to Métis people

September 26, 2017

Items include crucifix, hunting knife and poetry book that belonged to executed Métis leader Alex Soloducha – CBC News September 23, 2017 RCMP Deputy Commissioner…

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Derelict monument to Louis Riel is restored

August 30, 2017

Derelict monument to Louis Riel is restored By: Aldo Santin Posted: 08/29/2017 6:07 PM | Comments: 10 PHIL HOSSACK / WINNIPEG FREE PRESSFormer city counselor…

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The secret legacy of the man who caught Louis Riel

July 24, 2017

Many may be familiar with the story of Robert Armstrong, the 19th-century hero who accepted the surrender ending this country’s historic rebellion, but fewer still…

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