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Riel House National Historic Site

Photo of Louis Riel and letter © Parks Canada
Engage with knowledgeable staff who’ll share stories about the life of Louis Riel and his struggle to protect the social, cultural and political status of his fellow Métis after the Hudson’s Bay Company sold Rupert’s Land to the Dominion of Canada. Learn more about the daily life of the Métis and how this turbulent time in history gave birth to the province of Manitoba.