Author BOB BEAL
Links to Other Sites
Watch the Heritage Minute about legendary Métis leader Louis Riel from the Historica-Dominion Institute. See also related online learning resources.
The Red River Expedition
A digitized image of a historical painting by artist Frances Anne Hopkins. From "The Canadian West" website, Library and Archives Canada.
Sir Samuel Steele Collection
This site features highlights of an extraordinary collection of primary source material related to the life and times of Sir Samuel Steele. See digitized images of documents, journals, photos, personal correspondence, and much more. Click on "Related Resources" to view an online booklet about the legendary Canadian historical figure at the heart of this collection. From the University of Alberta Libraries.
A brief overview of the sometimes turbulent history of the Métis community in Western Canada. Part of “The Kids’ Site of Canadian Settlement” from Library and Archives Canada.
Dawson Trail Expedition (Red River Expedition)
A collection of images depicting the Dawson Trail expedition (Red River Expedition.) From Archives & Special Collections, University of Manitoba.
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...