Louis Riel Institute Historic Metis Tours
Celebrate Manitoba’s rich Metis heritage. Discover Metis History and Culture as we take a step back in time.
Birth of a Nation
This tour reveals The Battle of Seven Oaks and the Métis perspective on the Pemmican wars and the escalating fur trade disputes between the Hudson’s Bay and the North West Company. The Battle of Seven Oaks took place in 1816, where the Métis showed their unity and strength by fighting for the first time together as one nation under the Métis flag. Come learn about the events that led to this victory.
Birth of a Province
This tour reveals the events that led up to The Red River Resistance and the birth of this province in 1870. The Resistance was a conflict between Louis Riel’s Provisional Government and Canada. Join us in this intriguing exploration of how Manitoba joined confederation.