Grant- Metis Leader at the Battle
of Seven Oaks.
young Metis, Cuthbert loved the fur trade passion
He became a
free trader promoting the beaver pelt fashion.
trade he sought for the Metis pemmican and furs
was counter productive to honest entrepreneurs.
Cuthbert waged battle against HBC and Gov. Semple
of Seven Oaks took several years to engrapple.
re-established- he became Warden of the Plains.
maintained the status quo- quarrelers must refrain.
In 1839 he became a Counsellor of Assiniboia- his style
Magistrate to make his years seem worthwhile.
to maintain peace won him respect and more
hung at the Francois-Xavier Town Office dιcor.
Written By Carol
Howard Vulliamy- 2009
Person of National Historic Significance Online