was the son of Ekapow Dumont and Louise Laframboise
-A hunter, merchant, ferryman and a leader with a
strengths were his courage, tactical skills and network
gave Riel enthusiastic support for the 85 Rebellion work.
buffalo hunt of 1851 led to a battle extraordinaire-
few Metis were victorious while more Sioux despaired.
and carts surrounded with riffle pits didnt succumb
was now prepared for a bigger battle yet to come
ignored Metis wanting River Lots unchanged
wanted battle, Riel wanted verbal exchange-
could destroy the NWMP from Fort Carlton
was merciful- escape! -Kindness soon forgotten.
dwindling the Metis said. Batoche in danger
government had many, the Metis now endangered
struggled in vain; an easy Government victory
fled everywhere, no mercy shown now history.
is known about this Metis
Leader since 1885.
lived quietly as he aged with family by his side
of the Metis squatting on road allowance died
Trying to live without a home, income, food or pride.
By Carol Howard Vulliamy- 2009
Oral Story and
Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online.