Rupert's Land follows two Prairie children at the height of the Great Depression in poet Meredith Quartermain's first novel. (NeWest Press)

Rupert's Land by Meredith Quartermain: At the height of the Great Depression, two Prairie children struggle with poverty and uncertainty. (NeWest Press)

Mixed-blood fur trader, c. 1870. Black and white photograph of a man with a short moustache and earrings, wearing a fur lined dress jacket, bow tie and fur hat

Mixed blood Fur trader 1870 - Métis people (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Image taken from page 428 of 'Arctic Searching Expedition: a journal of a boat-voyage through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in search of the discovery ships under the command of Sir John Franklin' | por The British Library

Image taken from page 428 of 'Arctic Searching Expedition: a journal of a boat-voyage through Rupert's Land and the Arctic Sea, in search of the discovery ships under the command of Sir John Franklin' | por The British Library

During 1869, Settlers were angry at the HBC for proceeding with a sale of Ruperts land without consulting them. Also angry at surveyors, who were laying out square township with no regard of their traditional strip lots. In an effort to preserve the rights of his people, Riel organized bands of Metis to observe and confront the surveyors in the summer.

The Red River Rebellion In 1869 a rebellion occurred involving Louis Riel and the Red River Métis as they wanted to retain the settlements occupants rights.

Métis people (Canada) - Rupert's Land, showing location of York Factory. With exploration, settlement, and exploitation of resources by French and British fur trading interests across North America, European men often had relationships and sometimes marriages with Native American women. Often both sides felt such marriages were beneficial in strengthening the fur trade. Indigenous women often served as interpreters and could introduce their men to their people.

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The Metis people were angry at the HBC who were selling Rupert's Land without consulting with them. Louis Riel organized bands of Metis to observe and confront surveyors who were laying out square townships. One week later, a Metis National Committee was formed to fight for Metis concerns about their land. Also several Metis seized Fort Garry and its weapons. A list of rights were made as a result, along with a provisional government who held order and negotiated agreements for the…

The Metis people were angry at the HBC who were selling Rupert's Land without…

Click to view on Amazon: https://tinyurl.com/zbwhhf9 A compilation of old, nearly-forgotten Metis fiddle tunes from Western Canada, all of them accompanied b...

Lost Tunes of Rupert's Land- Forgotten Metis Fiddle Tunes

Letters from Rupert's Land, 1826-1840: James Hargrave of the Hudson's Bay Company

Letters from Rupert's Land, 1826-1840: James Hargrave of the Hudson's Bay Company

Father Lacombe Chapel Provincial Historic Site: Rupert's Land

In 1861 Father Albert Lacombe and his Metis helpers built Father Lacombe Chapel - Alberta's oldest building. Tours of chapel and historic Mission Hill site.

Robert Machray (1831–1904), DD, Archbishop of Rupert's Land and Primate of all Canada (1893–1904)

Anglican Church of Canada - Robert Machray (May 1831 - March was an Anglican bishop and missionary and the first Primate of the Church of England in Canada (now called the Anglican Church of Canada).

Rupert's Land - a territory once claimed by the Hudson's Bay Company    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupert's_Land

Rupert's Land - a territory once claimed by the Hudson's Bay Company http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rupert's_Land

William McDougall. A Father of Confederation and Lieutenant Governor of Rupert's Land.

My great great grandfather. A father of confederation, and Lieutenant Governor of Rupert's Land.

From Rupert's Land to Canada: Essays in Honour of John E.... https://www.amazon.ca/dp/0888643632/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_o0FJybBNTCGJ0

From Rupert's Land to Canada: Essays in Honour of John E.... https://www.amazon.ca/dp/0888643632/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_x_o0FJybBNTCGJ0

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