heres more info.
because i couldnt fit it all in above...
he headed a provisional government, which would eventually negotiate the Manitoba Act with the Canadian government. The Act established Manitoba as a province and provided some protection for French language rights.
C.G means canadian government
LR is louis riel
Riel was asked by a delegation from the community of Métis from the south branch of the Saskatchewan River to present their grievances to the Canadian government. The federal government ignored Métis concerns.
Riel was increasingly influenced by his belief that he was chosen to lead the Métis people. On May 15, shortly after the fall of Batoche, Riel surrendered to Canadian forces and was taken to Regina to stand trial for treason.