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Was Louis Riel a hero and a martyr or just a criminal? Even after 120 years the jury is still out, although it leans towards him as a bona-fide Father of Confederation or, at least, a patriot.

Louis Riel Traitor or Hero

Is Louis Riel a Hero or a Traitor

Was Louis Riel a hero and a martyr or just a criminal? Even after 120 years the jury is still out, although it leans towards him as a bona-fide Father of Confederation or, at least, a patriot.

Louis Riel Traitor or Hero

In a news conference staged to coincide with the anniversary of Riel's hanging, Martin demanded Prime Minister Stephen Harper exonerate Riel, recognize him as a father of Manitoba and a champion of the Métis people. "Louis Riel was a hero, not a traitor," Martin said.

Louis Riel Traitor or Hero