Louis Riel Day

  • Illustrated By: Sheldon Dawson
  • Pages:32
  • Publisher:Theytus Books
  • Themes:Fur Trade, Métis, Red River Resistance, history, Indigenous
  • Available:02/09/2021
  • Age Groups:Fiction Picture Book
When a young boy is assigned a project about the fur trade by his teacher, he doesn’t know who to turn to because his mom works all day. With help from his grandfather and the internet, they travel back in time and discover how the fur trade began, a new people emerged, the Métis’ role in the fur trade, Louis Riel and the Red River Resistance, and the reason behind a holiday named Louis Riel Day.