NAC launches play about Louis Riel’s right hand man

He was known as Louis Riel’s Lieutenant during the Northwest Rebellion, but Gabriel Dumont has rarely been the subject of films, books, TV or theatre.

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Todd Lamirande is Red River Metis. Todd first joined APTN in 2000 as a writer - researcher. He went on to be a videojournalist based in Vancouver. Todd has hosted three programs for APTN News and Current Affairs: the national news, Investigates and Nation to Nation.

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  1. I would love to see the play. My Dad was named Gabriel, given the name of one of our heroes. I regret not being more inquisitive at that time. I could have learned so much, my Grandfather was a great story teller. But I think the fear of reprisal was still very present in my relatives.

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