Metis Raise Flag to Honour Riel – The Standard

by NationTalk on November 15, 2008761 Views

Metis raise flag to honour Riel
Hanged for treason in 1885, leader now hailed by many as hero

Posted By MONIQUE BEECH , STANDARD STAFF

A blue Metis flag was raised for the first time at St. Catharines city hall Thursday morning in tribute to Metis leader Louis Riel and to celebrate the mixed native and European heritage of many Niagarans.

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