by Research Resources Centre, College of Education, University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon .
Written in English
|Contributions||Hunt, L., Goshawk, L.|
|LC Classifications||Z8745.3 D5|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||41|
In large measure, this book is the history of Louis Riel, a Metis leader, and his efforts to gain recognition and independence for the Metis people. Since the ethnic group usually called Metis was closely tied to Riel, the book is also a partial history of that group. Metis is a French word that can be translated as "mixed blood.". Louis Riel is regarded by some as a hero and visionary, by others as a madman and misguided religious zealot. The Métis leader who fought for the rights of his people against an encroaching tide of white settlers helped establish the province of /5. The trial deserves coverage in part because of its large symbolic importance to Canadians, in part because of how the story of Louis Riel shaped the history of North America, and in part because of the lingering questions about Riel's mental state at the time of his participation in the North-West Rebellion of Louis Riel () was an iconic figure in Canadian history best known for his roles in the Red River Resistance of and the Northwest Resistance of A political leader of the Métis people of the Canadian Prairies, Riel is often portrayed as a rebel..
"It has the thoroughness of a history book yet reads with the personalized vision of a novel." -Time Chester Brown reinvents the comic-book medium to create the critically acclaimed historical biography Louis Riel, winning the Harvey Awards for best writing and best graphic novel for his compelling, meticulous, and dispassionate retelling of the charismatic, and perhaps insane, 4/5(13). Jean Teillet, whose great grandfather was Joseph Riel, younger brother of Louis, authored a book about Riel and the history of the Métis Nation, published in September. She spoke in Regina on. Brown's exploration of the life of a fictional 19th-century Canadian revolutionary Riel is a strong contender for the best graphic novel ever. Over five years in the making, Brown's work is. Online shopping for Riel, Louis from a great selection at Books Store. Louis Riel and the Métis Nation That Canada Never Was, #3 The Incredible Adventures of Louis Riel: Canada's Most Famous Rebel (An Amazing Stories Book) 1. of 34 results for Books: Biographies & Memoirs.
"Louis Riel, the fiery metis leader and founder of Manitoba, continues to excite public interest as one of the most controversial and remarkable figures in Canadian history. George Stanley's, Louis Riel is the first fully documented biography of 'the prophet of . De retour chez lui dix ans plus tard, Riel, par son charisme et son éducation, s’impose rapidement comme leader et s’engage dans la défense des Métis. Il réussira, non sans mal, à faire valoir plusieurs de leurs droits et contribuera à la création de la province du Manitoba, mais sera finalement jugé pour haute trahison et exécuté. Louis Riel, (born Oct. 23, , St. Boniface, Assiniboia [western Canada]—died Nov. 16, , Regina, District of Assiniboia, Northwest Territories, Can.), Canadian leader of the Métis in western Canada.. Riel grew up in the Red River Settlement in present-day studied for the priesthood in Montreal (though he was never ordained) and worked at various jobs . About this Item: Penguin Canada, Toronto, Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good. 8vo pp. xv, (1), , "Louis Riel is regarded by some as a hero and visionary, by others as a madman and misguided religious zealot.