Today in 1885, after the end of the North West Resistance at the Battle of Batoche, Louis Riel surrenders himself.
His trial for treason will begin on July 20, and he will be sentenced to death on Aug. 1.
He is put to death by hanging in Regina on Nov. 16, 1885.


@canadaehx Fast forward to Jan 6 2021 there was an insurrection incited by the former president The criminal. behind this attempted coup to overturn a democratic election is still free 4 years and also free to run for office again for a 2nd term.

How times have changed, we are apparently now more enlightened.

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