Mapmaker : Philip Turnor in Rupert's Land in the Age of Enlightenment (Hardcover) (Barbara Mitchell)

Mapmaker : Philip Turnor in Rupert's Land in the Age of Enlightenment (Hardcover) (Barbara Mitchell)

Ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land : Unfinished Conversations (Paperback) (Jennifer S. H. Brown)

Ethnohistorian in Rupert's Land : Unfinished Conversations (Paperback) (Jennifer S. H. Brown)

Rupert's Land, 1670-1870. In 1869 - 1870, the Hudson's Bay Company sold most of Rupert's Land, as well as the North-Western Territory, to the newly formed Canadian Government, pursuant to the Rupert's Land Act 1868. This is the largest purchase of land in Canada's history, comparable to the Louisiana Purchase of the United States of America

Rupert's Land, showing location of York Factory

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.

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

Metis Fur Trader (French and Native)

Wpdms ruperts land - Métis people (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Wpdms ruperts land - Métis people (Canada) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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).

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…

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.

Stories of my Ancestors: RED RIVER SETTLEMENT MAP

Stories of my Ancestors: RED RIVER SETTLEMENT MAP

1867-The Dominion of Canada soon looked to expand, and, under the leadership of its first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, purchased Rupert Land from the Hudson's Bay Company in 1869. The Métis, who lived in the Red River area of Rupert's Land, were not consulted about the deal and turned away the new Lieutenant-Governor when he tried to enter the settlement, before the territory had officially changed hands

Canada Map of 1867 - Geography History Cycle 1 Weeks 21 22

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

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

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

William Mactavish was a Scottish-born representative of the Hudson's Bay Company, who acted as governor of Rupert's Land and Assiniboia prior to the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada and the creation of the province of Manitoba in 1870

William Mactavish was a Scottish-born representative of the Hudson's Bay Company, who acted as governor of Rupert's Land and Assiniboia prior to the transfer of Rupert's Land to Canada and the creation of the province of Manitoba in 1870

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

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