Born in December 1837 at Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Gabriel Dumont was a Métis hunt chief and military commander. Portrait of a charismatic leader.
The current process of identity definition reveals the diversity of Métis communities and demonstrates their irrepressible vitality. A look back at the tragic history of the Métis.
Key events in the historical struggle of the Métis to reclaim their rights.
Much of Plains Métis history has been wound around the 49th parallel. A look at our national border in Dumont’s time.
On the difference between the notions of métissage and creolization, and the distinction between Métis and métis. Brief explanation of these terms.
Métis women showed bravery and resilience during the resistances. Discover the role they played and the active force of their support.
From the founding of the Red River Colony in 1812 to the hanging of Louis Riel and eight Indigenous chiefs in November 1885.
Towards a better understanding of Métis identity and its evolution over time: two perspectives published in The Canadian Encyclopedia.
Some explanations and descriptions of the concepts, personalities, places, nations and peoples named in this site. A practical lexicon.
A summary list of books, sites and articles about Gabriel Dumont and the Métis.