when Louis Riel went crazy

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Beautiful poem, Katherine Vermette. Thank you. My aunt by marriage was a Dumont, from Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, great niece (I was told) of Gabriel. I thought of her (and my cousins) when I studied Canadian history in university — read “Many Tender Ties” — and wept as I wondered why we didn’t learn this sooner. Your poem captures so much and I will share it with my granddaughters as I tell them the stories. Thank you.

Ezme more than 4 years ago