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On Feb. 17, 2017, the Métis flag will be raised at University Centre at 10:30 a.m.

Louis Riel Day Celebrations

February 14, 2017 — 
On Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, the third-annual U of M Louis Riel Day Celebrations will take place at Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge


Louis Riel, circa 1870

Remembering the legacy of Louis Riel

February 14, 2017 — 
For decades, Louis Riel was condemned as a rebel and traitor. Today, he is considered the founding father of Manitoba, a visionary thinker and protector of minority rights and culture

The Louis Riel statute outside Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge.

Video: Why do we celebrate Louis Riel Day in Manitoba?

February 14, 2017 — 
Fred Shore, assistant professor in the department of native studies, explains why we celebrate Louis Riel Day in Manitoba

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