• I am glad that the Crown have proved that I am the leader of the Half-breeds in the North-West. I will perhaps be one day acknowledged as more than a leader of the Half-breeds, and if I am I will have an opportunity of being acknowledged as a leader of good in this great country.

    Louis Riel (1886). “The Queen Vs. Louis Riel: Accused and Convicted of the Crime of High Treason. Report of Trial at Regina.--Appeal to the Court of Queen's Bench, Manitoba.--Appeal to the Privy Council, England.--Petition for Medical Examination of the Convict.--List of Petitions for Commutation of Sentence, Ottawa”
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