was a NorWester and dear Mom, a Cree
of Cuthbert Grant, Mary loved me.
sons and four daughters came along
Pierre rose to the occasion with poetry and song.
inspired me; Metis tradition
Relocating to White Horse Plain- by our family
good man became the Justice of the Peace
after the safety of others now increased.
Seven Oaks Battle, Semple and Cuthbert fought
history with poetry and songs now sought
Pierre composed songs La
Chanson de la Grenouillere,
Le Lord Selkirk au Fort William ou La Danse des Bois-Brules.
old to fight, Pierres songs helped boost morale
sang across Canada without pen- only oral
Lake Falcon in Manitoba was named in his honor
notable, personable man lived free of dishonor.
By Carol Howard Vulliamy- 2009
of Canadian Biography Online