Memorial Image of Louis Riel

Facing title page in The Gibbet of Regina: the truth about Riel. Sir John A. MacDonald and his cabinet before public opinion, by One Who Knows (New York: Thompson & Moreau, 1886).

A memorial to Metis leader Louis Riel who was executed by Canadian authorities on the charges of murder and treason. The imagery of cabins and a teepee suggests the close relationship between the Metis and American Indians on the Canadian Great Plains.

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Date:
1886
Subjects:
Riel Rebellion, 1885 Visions of history
Places:
Canada Manitoba
People:
Riel, Louis David

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