Cover image for Louis Riel : with profiles of Gabriel Dumont and Poundmaker
Title:
Louis Riel : with profiles of Gabriel Dumont and Poundmaker
Author:
Knight, Robert, 1952 September 30-
Publication Information:
Chicago : World Book, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Summary:
A biography of Louis Riel, a Métis leader who, in the 1800s, sought better treatment of his people by the Canadian establishment. Also profiled are Gabriel Dumont, a Métis who tried to obtain better governance and fairer treatment for the Métis people, and Poundmaker, a Cree Indian with Métis blood whose efforts were directed toward preparing his people for the changes he could foresee and forging political consciousness among all the tribes of western Canada.
Language:
English
Contents:
Profile : Gabriel Dumont -- Louis Riel. Chronology and introduction to Riel's life ; A Métis in the Red River Settlement ; A leader emerges ; Exile, madness, and a mission ; Struggles in Saskatchewan country ; Riel's rebellion ; Profile : Poundmaker.
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ISBN:
9780716618249
Format :
Book