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Capture of Fort Garry - The Métis Resistance

Type: Document

The sale of Rupert's Land by the Hudson's Bay Company to the government of Canada in 1869 sets off a chain of events that lead to the Red River Resistance. Its leader is a young, worldly Métis named Louis Riel. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.

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