Culture and history
Riel House National Historic Site
Follow the curves of Winnipeg’s Red River south to Riel House National Historic Site. Delve deep into the world of Métis freedom fighter and father of Manitoba, Louis Riel.
Information on Métis life, including the Buffalo Hunt and the Métis language.
Learn about the importance of Indigenous languages in Treaty No. 1 territory, including Riel House.
Learn about the life of Métis leader Louis Riel and why Manitoba celebrates him with a holiday each February.
Learn how Manitoba became a province because of the Métis rebellion led by Louis Riel.
Cultural heritage at Riel House National Historic Site.
Learn more about Manitoba’s history through historic objects at Riel House.
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