I like to think it's because he was tied up in squelching the Red River Rebellion
and, later, the hanging of Metis leader Louis Riel.
John McDougall identified the hill on pages 97-98 in his book In The Days of The Red River Rebellion
. McDougall's party, under the leadership of John Whitford, was on its way back to Victoria Mission from a hunting trip to the Nose Hill area.
Steele himself served in the militia during the Fenian Raids and the Red River Rebellion
. He served in the Permanent Force (Royal Canadian Artillery) before joining the North West Mounted Police.
In 1870 the Red River Rebellion
by Metis separatists was put down by a mixed force of British troops and Militia.
Between the culmination of the struggle for the Red River Colony and the eruption of the Red River Rebellion
, Manitoba underwent a rather tranquil period.
Some would say Winnipeg was an apt location for the International Copwatching Conference, given its history of the Red River Rebellion
, the police killings of JJ Harper and Matthew Dumas, and widespread gang problems in the inner-city.
This book traces the history of the Mounties and their predecessors--the Canadian West and the North West Mounted Police--from the throes of Confederation through the Red River Rebellion
to the heroics of the Klondike Gold Rush.
Since the Louis Riel Red River Rebellion
, the two groups went their separate ways and they have since become more segregated," explains Allan Purga, communications officer for Institut francais, of the University of Regina, which has played an instrumental role in the roundtables.
Metis land and other claims were subordinated to those of the new European colonists and the inevitable tensions caused by marginalizing one group to the benefit of another led to the Red River Rebellion
, Rid, those soldiers, and ...
Civil War and the Red River Rebellion
. We discover that there is no aspect of history that has not been touched by reflections on the end times and the fulfillment of history.
On the other hand, Parliament was celebrating the statesmanlike Riel of the Red River Rebellion
, who declared a republic, which he planned eventually to turn back to Canada.
in the 1960s, Henry David Thoreau's civil disobedience against slavery in the 1800s, the Red River Rebellion
of 1869-70, and the Clayoquot Sound demonstrations of 1993 which resulted in Canada's largest mass arrest in history.