Louis Riel Was A Hero
8B Assignment by Seena Zergani
A Little About Louis Riel
one of the first Métis advocates
he started a rebellion with no help
he was part of the creation of the province of Manitoba
HE lived to see a change
Riel devoted his life to make sure that the Métis nation was taken seriously and seen as its own body of government apart from Canada. Although |Riel tried he couldn't win every battle; the Métis did eventually lose their land and rights. Riel spent his life fleeing, hiding, and fighting from the police. Eventually he surrendered after many years of fleeing, hiding, and fighting. Riel was charged with treason, sentenced to death, and eventually hanged in Regina on Nov. 16, 1885.