The Mounties in the News


Read by Esther

(4 stars; 2 reviews)

A newspaper account of the activities in the Western Canada during the Riel Rebellion and some of the aftermath , articles dating from August 1880 to January 1895. (Summary by David Lawrence) Readers for this project are David Lawrence and Esther. (4 hr 1 min)

Chapters

August 12, 1880 - The Indians of the North West 2:01 Read by Esther
March 26, 1885 - Louis Riel's Rebellion 8:54 Read by Esther
March 28, 1885 - Victory for the Rebels 9:43 Read by Esther
April 20, 1885 - Reils Scouts Captured 7:04 Read by Esther
May 1, 1885 - Half Breeds Join Riel 2:12 Read by Esther
May 3, 1885 Panic in Edmonton 6:27 Read by Esther
May 6, 1885 - Defeated by the Indians 6:45 Read by Esther
May 7, 1885 - The Northwest Rebellion 6:20 Read by Esther
May 8, 1885 - Fighting Reil's Allies 10:55 Read by Esther
May 14, 1885 - Reil Deserts His Men 4:18 Read by Esther
May 14, 1885 - Victory for Middleton 8:25 Read by Esther
May 16, 1885 - The Battle at Batoche 12:46 Read by Esther
May 17, 1885 - Louis Reil Captured 9:22 Read by Esther
May 25, 1885 - The War in the Northwest 2:43 Read by Esther
May 28, 1885 - Poundmaker a Prisoner 9:36 Read by Esther
May 29, 1885 - Riel's Lieutenant Captured 5:32 Read by Esther
June 1, 1885 - Big Bear Wins a Battle 6:53 Read by David Lawrence
June 3, 1885 - Riel's True Character 7:33 Read by David Lawrence
June 6, 1885 - No News From Middleton 4:39 Read by Esther
July 6, 1885 - Big Bear Prisoner 1:25 Read by Esther
July 19, 1885 - Notes From the Northwest 1:23 Read by Esther
July 22, 1885 - Louis Riel on Trial 2:58 Read by Esther
July 26, 1885 - In Pursuit of Northwest Indians 0:48 Read by Esther
August 2, 1885 - Massacred by Indians 1:39 Read by Esther
August 17, 1885 - Taming the Bronco 6:32 Read by David Lawrence
October 27, 1885 - Efforts to Save Reil 2:20 Read by Esther
November 13, 1885 - What Might Result in Reil's Execution 5:09 Read by David Lawrence
November 15, 1885 - Reil to be hanged 10:06 Read by David Lawrence
November 16, 1885 - Canadians in a Ferment 14:23 Read by David Lawrence
November 17, 1885 - Rebel Chief Hanged 12:49 Read by David Lawrence
November 17, 1885 - French Canadians Excited 7:36 Read by David Lawrence
November 28, 1885 - Eight Indians Hanged 10:07 Read by David Lawrence
January 20, 1886 - The Army of the Northwest 1:13 Read by David Lawrence
February 12, 1886 - Six Mounted Poliemen Killed 0:43 Read by David Lawrence
October 5, 1886 - The Sacree Indians 0:52 Read by David Lawrence
November 5, 1886 - Battleford on Fire short 0:44 Read by David Lawrence
November 25, 1886 - The Sweet Grass Massacre 1:10 Read by David Lawrence
January 29, 1887 - Three Counterfeiters Killed 1:20 Read by David Lawrence
February 6, 1887 - Big Bear Set Free 0:56 Read by David Lawrence
April 15, 1887 - Depredations by Indians 1:01 Read by David Lawrence
June 2, 1887 - Dumont Causing Trouble 1:14 Read by David Lawrence
June 10, 1887 - Stolen Horses Recovered 0:54 Read by David Lawrence
August 13, 1887 - Cattle Run into Canada 0:39 Read by David Lawrence
September 10, 1887 - Don't Like the Police 0:49 Read by David Lawrence
March 12, 1888 - Half Breeds Starving 4:12 Read by David Lawrence
July 19, 1888 - The Troublesome Half-breed 1:37 Read by David Lawrence
September 6, 1888 - They Like the Warpath 0:53 Read by David Lawrence
48 - November 7, 1888 Trouble on the Manitou Border 1:24 Read by David Lawrence
February 7, 1889 - Charged With Smuggling 1:00 Read by David Lawrence
May 21, 1889 - A Fight With Canadian Indians 1:31 Read by David Lawrence
August 3, 1889 - The Dominion Militia 0:48 Read by David Lawrence
September 24, 1890 - Manitoba Mounted Police 1:34 Read by David Lawrence
November 23, 1890 - Canadian Indians Dancing 1:52 Read by David Lawrence
December 29, 1891 - The Herchmer Inquiry 3:04 Read by David Lawrence
January 4, 1892 - Serious Trouble at Edmonton 1:41 Read by David Lawrence
January 4, 1892 - Col Herchmer's Funeral 1:01 Read by David Lawrence