About louis riel • born october 22 1844 • died november 16 1885 • had 10 siblings • was a canadian politician • founded manitoba • known as father of manitoba. The trial of louis riel 487 likes 1 talking about this the trial of louis riel was written by john coulter in 1967 as a canada centennial project it. Louis riel and gabriel dumont, a local métis leader, initially worked toward a peaceful solution for their grievances however, this. Historical - john coulter’s play is based on official trial transcripts dramatic - live performers re-enact the 1885 trial of louis riel controversial.
Note: over the years that i've maintained the famous trials website, i have received a number of emails from canadian visitors suggesting that i add the trial of louis riel. The trial of louis riel for high treason opens on the morning of july 28, 1885 six male jury members are seated the crown then outlines its evidence against louis. This was the story of the alleged final hours of orangeman thomas scott, who was charged with treason for attempting, with others, to overthrow louis riel. Mr justice richardson: louis riel, have you been furnished with a copy of the charge, of the panel of jurors, of the list of witnesses for the prosecution. Subject: the verdict on treason new thread printer friendly subscribe bookmark thread rolls the trial of louis riel, i knew it had a place in my collection. The trial of louis riel is arguably the most famous trial in the history of canada in 1885, louis riel had been a leader of a resistance movement by the métis and.
The 50th season of saskatchewan's longest running dramatic, theatrical production, the trial of louis riel experience a re-enactment of the famous regina courtroom proceedings drawn from. Louis riel did not receive a fair trial from a number of perspectives one would include, that the case against riel was can you please correct my essay. Louis riel mock trial script and presentation create a script presenting the case that was brought to court in the trial of louis riel you will have to have a small group to work on this.
The trial of louis riel: justice and mercy denied a critical legal and political analysis by george r d goulet and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available. Children jean-louis et marie-angélique riel's trial tombstone of louis riel at the st boniface cathedral. On july 6, 1885, riel was charged with high treason the trial opened on july 20, with riel pleading not guilty this trial was to have disastrous consequences for riel and for canada.
A biography of louis riel , under the name of louis r david riel's mental condition continued to deteriorate the trial of louis riel homepage. Louis riel was the leader of the métis during the red river rebellion of 1869-70 and again during the northwest rebellion of 1885 riel's trial lasted five days. Get information, facts, and pictures about louis riel at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about louis riel easy with credible articles from our free, online.
The focus of this collection of essays is two speeches given by the métis leader louis riel at his trial for high treason nearly all cana-dians have heard about riel, and most people with. We need to re-consider how we think about louis riel’s mental health — for everyone’s sake homepage about membership at louis riel’s trial. What is your verdict on louis riel posted on november 27, 2012 by sandra geddes a re-enactment of the trial of louis riel, based on canadian law of the present day. Final trial statement & subsequent renounciation of louis riel final statement of louis riel at his trial in regina friday, july 31, 1885 his honor: prisoner, have you any remarks to make. The following resources are to assist you in gathering research to prepare for the in class mock trial of louis riel refer to the assignment distributed by your teacher. Assistant director estelle shook, cast member bruno cormier, and director peter hinton rehearsing a scene where riel is on trial photo by sam gaetz.
- for his actions during the north-west rebellion, louis riel was charged for treason, and his trial began on july 28, 1885 in regina, north-west territories this would go on to become one. The trial of louis riel: backgrounder in a hot, sticky court room in regina, saskatchewan, in july 1885, louis riel went on trial for high treason. Riel, louis riel has been called many names, he has been called a prophet, a statesman, a scoundrel, a hero, a madman, a visionary, a hero, but louis riel is best described a traitor. In the wild west of canada, the natives were restless and seeking redress for their grievances from the government in eastern canada matters came to a head in 1869 as louis riel led a. Louis riel day is an annual general holiday in the canadian province of manitoba on the third monday of february after a controversial trial. The job of the lawyers for the defence (the defence counsel) is to show that louis riel did not commit treasonable acts defence might argue along the following lines.