The Metis Resistance

discrimination against the Metis

Red River Expeditionary Force

1870

reprisal for the perceived crimes of the provisional government

scrip process

1870

Canada attempted to extinguish Metis land title

dispersion of the Metis

1870

many of the Metis in the Red River left to settle in Saskatchewan

Indian Act

1876

The Dominion of Canada

The Dominion is created

1867

Dominion of Canada buys Rupert's Land

1869

Was bought without consulting the Metis residents

The Manitoba Act

1870

Manitoba is brought into Confederation

Louis Riel

Leads armed resistance

1885