129 years ago Louis Riel was hanged in Regina, SK on today's date in 1885. The M¾©tis rebel leader once considered a criminal is now acknowledged and celebrated as Manitoba's founding father. This statue of Louis Riel which stands on the grounds of St. Boniface Collage was created by Marcien Lemay and Etienne Gaboury in 1971 and is said to be an abstract depiction of RielÄôs tortured soul. 141116 November 16, 2014 Mike Deal / Winnipeg Free PressOrder this photo
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