"Song for Louis Riel
" can be downloaded on iTunes and is available free at https://soundcloud.
(40.) Louis Riel
, The Collected Writings of Louis Riel/Les ecrits complets de Louis Riel
, 5 vols., ed.
George and Terry Goulet, retired Metis lawyers who live in Calgary and who wrote two books on the Metis and the Trial of Louis Riel
, responded to Goldring's mail out with a letter to the MP.
You cannot raise Louis Riel
's name in our province without a profound ripple."
And that opera, Louis Riel
, when revived by the Canadian Opera Company this April, will inevitably be experienced by audiences differently than it was a half-century ago.
Jennifer Reid's book, "Louis Riel
and the Creation of Modern Canada" gets readers to look at a complex and comprehensive history of the Metis peoples, Louis Riel
and the ensuing response to Riel's life and work in the modern and political entity we call Canada.
As a representative of Ottawa, he was obliged to oppose Louis Riel
's provisional government.
Visitors enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment by musicians John Arcand, Dallas and Phil Boyer, Len Dumont and Krystal Pederson, as well as a Louis Riel
theatre presentation and children's activities.
When most people think about the Northwest Rebellion of 1885, the first name that pops into their minds is Louis Riel
. Fewer people think of the man who stood by Riel's side, commanding a handful of Metis men willing to fight to protect their way of life.