Northwest Rebellion

  • Northwest Rebellion Begins

  • Period: to

    Northwest Rebellion

  • Duck Lake

  • Frog lake

    (1885)
    - Cree Chief Big Bear's men murder an Indian government employee and two missionaries.
    - Aboriginals were so far unorganized; didn't know what they were doing
    - Before the end of April Aboriginals took Fort Carlton and Fort Pitt
    - Attacks were spontaneous
    - At the same time, Canadian government got an army together and dispatched them to the West (8000 men commanded by General Frederick Middleton)
  • Batoche Battle

  • Charges & Trial of Riel

  • Riel Hanged