Alberta marks 130th anniversary of Riel hanging

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It is perhaps the darkest day in the history of the Metis peoples.

Monday marked the 130th anniversary of the hanging of Louis Riel.

The man who lead the Red River rebellion was found guilty of high treason and executed in Regina.

 

Video Journalist / Edmonton

Chris Stewart has been in the media for 20 years. He has worked at CBC, Global and CTV as a news camera operator and editor. Chris joined APTN in 2012 in the Saskatoon Bureau and moved to APTN Edmonton bureau in 2015 as a Videojournalist.