Canadian media” is a critical discourse analysis of louis riel's 1886 trial transcript and, using a post colonial representation of louis riel, the métis peoples, and aboriginal nations in canada my analysis of example, the essay “docile bodies” is congruent with fairclough's work when navigating. An essay about louis riel as a martyr louis riel was an interesting character he was metis, educated in montreal when canada bought land between ontario and british columbia from the hudson bay company, riel urged them to stand up to the government for they were moving in and just giving away land that the. The trial of louis riel lasted four days in july 1885 the leader of the north west rebellion (standing centre) addressed the court in regina, listing the mtis grievances and outlining his vision for a diverse canada (courtesy of the national archives of canada). Louis riel, the métis leader hanged for high treason on nov 16, 1885 at regina, was the driving force behind manitoba becoming canada's fifth province and is thought of by many as the father of manitoba in 2008, the ndp provincial government invited manitoba schoolchildren to name the province's. Descendants of “riel's people” — the well-known “métis nation” of western canada — rather than to the general case of groups of people distinguished only by their mixed aboriginal and non-aboriginal ancestry powley is important because it reflects the current contention surrounding the identity of the métis people. Morton claimed that “the rise of the farmers' union was manitoba's counterpart to the rising of indians and the métis, once more under louis riel, on the saskatchewan in 1885  the organization did represent the province's ( particularly the western half's) first systematic attempt to redress the perceived.
Louis riel louis riel, métis leader, founder of manitoba, central figure in the red river and north-west resistances (born 22 october 1844 in saint-boniface, red river settlement died 16 november 1885 in regina, sk. An attempt at training as a lawyer ended similarly, and by 1868 riel was back in the red river area ambitious, well educated and bilingual, riel quickly emerged as a leader among the métis of the red river in 1869-1870 he headed a provisional government, which would eventually negotiate the manitoba act with the. Hi there, i am in social studies 10 summerschool course, my teacher had assigned my class to write an essay on louis riel, arguring on whether he is a hero or traitor the essay is due tomorrow, i had spent a few nights on it and was just able to finish it up i would be so greatful if anyone is willing to help. To be a hero or a traitor are the two distinct and opposite course in human history louis riel was been a hero for the french canadians and a traitor for the english canadians as well the person who defends the rights of the metis and also the one who stops the government's plan usually a man could only be a hero if his.
On the other hand, the trial was conducted according to métis buffalo hunt tradition—that is to say, according to rules, and a code of discipline that had allowed the métis people to survive on the desolate plains for generations not unlike riel himself, and for similar reasons, scott's trial is surrounded by controversy. During the summer of 1869, the canadian government sent john stoughton dennis to red river to survey the land he was so badly received by the métis that he started surveying at oak point rather than fort garry.
Metis studies the development of a field and new directions f r i t s p a n n e k o e k u n t i l r e c e n t l y , sources for metis studies have been few his last essay on this subject, wintering, the outsider adult male and the 1985 of the collected writings of louis riel^ has made it much easier to examine. The red river resistance was the sequence of events that led up to the 1869 establishment of a provisional government by the métis leader louis riel and his followers at the red river colony, in what is now the canadian province of manitoba for a period it had been a territory called rupert's land under control of the.
Louis riel and the métis people: creating an everlasting identity through the rebellions of the red river settlement, louis riel would grow up to become known as the „father of manitoba‟ and from its original french into english by the author of this essay, with help from fran greaves) 13 barber. To the métis, louis riel was and remains an iconic champion of their political and language school or public library louis riel and the métis the scorched- wood people, by rudy wiebe louis riel v canada: the making of a rebel, by jm bumsted louis riel: reasons for, and the sequence of the establishment of.