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Frenchman Butte National Historic Site of Canada

Historic Sites and Monuments Board plaque at Frenchman Butte
Frenchman Butte marks the spot of the armed battle of 1885 between Plains Cree warriors fighting under the lead of Wandering Spirit and the Canadian Militia troops commanded by General Strange. See the rifle pits dug by the Cree and picture the hundreds who sheltered within them.