Keeping It RIEL - Louis Riel Day
Riel is widely considered by many to be a Canadian hero because of his vision and fight for the rights of First Nations people. History is written by the victors and in the case of the Metis people, official Canadian history does a disservice to this great leader.
Louis David Riel should be recognized for his role in the creation of the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. He was elected as a Member of Parliament but was not able to take his seat in the House of Commons because of the political turmoil of the era.
Louis Riel is a true Western Canadian hero!
-Riel Bio ...
-Metis Nation Of Canada