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We Are Included! The Métis People of Canada Realize Riel’s Vision

2004 John W Friesen and Virginia Lyons Friesen
Detselig Enterprises.

ISBN: 978-1550592726
The Métis people of Canada are experiencing a coming of age, a new beginning. Weary of living below the poverty level, amid poor social conditions, and with minimal educational opportunities, their leaders have finally addressed these issues with an effective voice. On September 19, 2003, they gained the legal right to be recognized as Aboriginal Read More »

The Riel/Real Story: An Interpretive History of the Metis People of Canada

1994 John W Friesen
Borealis Press.

ISBN: 0-88887-182-1
The Metis people of Canada are unique. Their origins emanate from a merger of two of the nation’s founding peoples–resident First Nations and immigrant French. Their development and formation into a distinct culture is intricately linked with the role of their revered leader, Louis Riel. Read More »
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