Trails of 1885
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Have you checked out our redesigned website yet? Get planning your trip through the Trails of 1885 sites! www.trailsof1885.com/ ... See MoreSee Less
It's #ThrowbackThursday, so we're taking you all the way back to 1885. Over a year ago we redesigned the Trails of 1885 website. Check it out: weareisland.com/trails-1885-website-island-project-spotlight/
3 months ago
ONE OF THE BIGGEST MYSTERIES IN METIS HISTORY GETS EVEN MORE PUZZLING... L'UN DES PLUS GRANDS MYSTERES DE L'HISTOIRE DE METIS ENCORE PLUS PUZZLINGwww.macleans.ca/news/canada/the-enduring-mystery-of-the-bell-of-batoche/ ... See MoreSee Less
One of the biggest mysteries in Metis history gets even more puzzling - Macleans.ca
Billyjo Delaronde stole and hid the Bell of Batoche—ripped from the Metis in 1885, and held in a legion—for 22 years before giving it up. Now, in a way, it’s missing again.
She’s usually given only a footnote in Saskatchewan history. And even when she is mentioned, she’s identified as the sister of her older, more famous brother.But Sara Riel was the first Métis Grey Nun in SaskatchewanElle n'a habituellement qu'une note de bas de page dans l'histoire de la Saskatchewan. Et même quand elle est mentionnée, elle est identifiée comme la sœur de son frère plus âgé et plus célèbre.Mais Sara Riel a été la première nonne grise métisse en Saskatchewantrailsof1885.com/en/history-matters-sara-riel-was-saskatchewans-first-metis-grey-nun/ ... See MoreSee Less
History Matters: Sara Riel was Saskatchewan’s first Metis Grey Nun | Trails of 1885
She’s usually given only a footnote in Saskatchewan history. And even when she is mentioned, she’s identified as the sister of her older, more famous brother.
132 years after his execution, many Métis reject exonerating Louis Riel132 ans après son exécution, de nombreux Métis rejettent l'exonération de Louis Rielwww.cbc.ca/beta/news/indigenous/metis-reject-exoneration-louis-riel-1.4404330 ... See MoreSee Less
132 years later, should Louis Riel be exonerated?
Although there have been calls to pardon or even completely exonerate Louis Riel, who was hanged for his role in the 1885 Northwest Rebellion, some Métis feel that it's not the best way to honour their leader.
5 months ago
Tour some Trails of 1885 sites this fall!Visitez certains sentiers de 1885 sites cet automne!#trailsof1885 ... See MoreSee Less
Must-Visit Historic Sites and Attractions Near Saskatoon, Saskatchewan - Mommy Kat and Kids
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is a beautiful city with a vibrant history. Take some time to discover Batoche, Fort Carlton and other must-see sites near the city.
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