Charles Fredrick Draycott
History is raw and untamed with varieties of
Riel, Dumont, the NWMP were all part of the
our beloved NWMP was there to
His duty was guarding Riel during his last
days in situ.
He watched as Riel hung for high treason in Regina.
His duty demanded full control in historys arena.
Searching for rebel Metis
was Major Steeles request
around for 21 years was the best.
The story played and replayed; controversy was
We were all cursed with troubled orders they
We all wanted to live our lives in peace of
-Government proclamations gave us no
In time truth and justice becomes clear and
The dark side of human nature is always disdainful.
Riel now the Father of Manitoba was granted his
Metis families eventually found
justice, long overdue.
Written By Carol Howard Vulliamy- 2009