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Louis Riel
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Quoted in The Montreal Weekly Star (22 August 1885), and War in the West : Voices of the 1885 Rebellion (1985) by Rudy Henry Wiebe and Bob Beal, p. 2
Louis Riel
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As quoted in The Defiant Imagination : Why Culture Matters (2004) by Max Wyman, p. 85
Louis Riel
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Immediately before his execution in 1885, when a guard asked him for a souvenir, as quoted in Fifty Mighty Men (1977) by Grant MacEwan, p. 45
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Born: October 22, 1844

Died: November 16, 1885 (aged 41)

Bio: Louis David Riel was a Canadian politician, a founder of the province of Manitoba, and a political and spiritual leader of the Métis people of the Canadian prairies. He led two resistance movements against the Canadian government and its first post-Confederation Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald.

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