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Riel

The currency of Cambodia. It was issued in 1980, ending a five-year period during which Cambodia had no monetary system. The U.S. dollar also circulates in Cambodia, particularly in urban areas. Additionally, merchants along the border often accept the Thai baht.
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For example, Louis Riel is very much a hero as much for the Metis as for the francophones," he said.
26) Louis Riel then stated that he was not a Canadian subject and "for that reason the GovernorGeneral of Canada has no business with us yet, and I have no business with him .
In 1885, during the trial of Louis Riel, most historians believed that Riel had long since lost his faculties.
Much of the book revolves around the life of Louis Riel, the two rebellions of 1869-70 and 1885, and Rielis aspirations for his people.
Louis Riel once said, "Our people will sleep for 100 years, and when they awaken, it will be the artists who bring their spirits back.
For example, Louis Riel does not merit a separate entry in the Native-American section, but his role in Canadian history is summarized in the entry on Metis and the entry on the North-West Rebellion in the War section of the encyclopedia.
Look up Metis Nation, Louis Riel, Red River Settlement or some of the other names mentioned here and think again of those people generations ago as the pioneers that they were.
Of course it could be conceded that "Massa Robert" had his "principles", but so did Louis Riel.
They are led by a young man called Louis Riel, and are concerned they may lose possession of the land they farm.
Surely, if we can pardon Louis Riel, we can clear the names of those soldiers, many of whom would have been treated as stress disorder cases rather than criminals, by today's standards.
With an occupancy rate that has grown from 69 per cent to more than 76 per cent during the past five years, Place Louis Riel has quietly become the leading hotel in downtown Winnipeg.
D'Or vif et de pain, Regina, Editions Louis Riel, 1992.