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Bishop's North-West War Map

  • A0043.04 (S)
  • Item
  • 1885

Item is a photocopy of a map showing the railways, trails, and telegraph lines used in the Riel Rebellion of 1885 for the districts of Alberta, Sskatchewan, Keewain, Assiniboia, and Manitoba, along with parts of Montana and North Dakota. Along top edge of sheet are illustrations of: Qu'Appelle Valley; Sir John A. MacDonald; and Medicine Hat (showing bridge crossing over South Saskatchewan River); along bottom edge of sheet are illustrations of: Kopiassiswean (alternately known as Koriassiswean or Bird Skin) based on photograph taken near Calgary in 1884; Major General Sir Frederick Dobson Middleton; crossed rifles with bayonettes; "Savage Indian Warfare" - a depiction of a First Nations' warrior standing over a prone figure with a raised arm; Louis Riel; crossed tomahawk and Indian pipe; and Ne-Raip-A-Shaw.

George Bishop Eng. & Ptg. Co.

Brooks, Edwin Jackson

  • R-17
  • File
  • 1882-1885

Original and typed copy of letters from Edwin Jackson Brooks to his wife concerning his trip west from Lennoxville, Quebec, and his settlement at Indian Head, 1882-1884; scrapbook of newspaper clippings on North-West Rebellion and trial of Riel; special edition of "Daily Leader," July 21 - August 1885, (incomplete) containing reports on trial of Riel and others.

Louis Riel's Insanity Reconsidered

  • PI-81-3.3 (3)
  • Component
  • 1950

Item component is an article by Frank W. Anderson that appears in volume 3, issue 3 of Saskatchewan History from page 104 to 110. The article attempts to review the evidence of Riel's life (including religious education, claims of a divine mission, and ambition to lead the Metis) as it relates to his sanity by the time of his trial in 1885.

Anderson, Frank W., 1919-2008

Plaques on National sites and monuments board monuments, various sizes

  • R-A4224 (1)-(10)
  • Item
  • 1923 or after

Items are a series of images showing plaques produced by the National Sites and Monuments Board for display at the following sites: (1) Batoche; (2) [Fort] Battleford; (3) Cumberland House; (4) Cut Knife Hill; (5) Duck Lake; (6) Fish Creek; (7) Fort à la Corne; (8) Fort Battleford; (9) Fort Livingstone; and (10) Fort Walsh.