RCMP To Return Historical Louis Riel Artifacts

WINNIPEG, MB – The RCMP and Manitoba Métis Federation signed an agreement that will return some Louis Riel artifacts.

The agreement was signed by RCMP Deputy Commissioner Kevin Brosseau and Manitoba Métis Federation President David Chartrand.

Among the items being returned are a crucifix belonging to Riel, some of his poetry, and one of his hunting knives.

Currently, the items are at the RCMP Heritage Centre in Regina. They will brought to a new Métis Museum located in Winnipeg.

Spencer Fernando, MyToba News

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  • lauren says:

    I do care rarity of artifacts, for the histroy to be returned to its rightful owners, this is good news, Genuine, its rich in recorded accounts to what men, women and even child can physcologically go through in the wake of oppositional settlements between rising powers, the crowns and early diversity as the fore front of an early Dominons, now canada, which is the true basis of multi culturisms through its founders, after all I am proud to be just like plains peoples and still consequence to hold the cultures that given me the rights to alknowledge the constituions, the magna carta I believe it was?? any ways its not easy in some pools, but again success from all our genes proves to be very helpful in knotching down a gene in the pools we carry, because it gives our pool a step up, and the pools that gave us the intel have also taken a gene step back, which inturn lengthens the gene pool with out getting smaller by either side, this is scinece now speaking, but yes this is good news

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