Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia:


  • Boyden, Joseph. Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont. Toronto, ON: Penguin Canada, 2010.
  • Brown, Chester. Louis Riel: A Comic Strip Biography. Vancouver, BC: Raincoast Books, 2003.
  • Goulet, George. Justice and Mercy Denied add pub. Info, The Trial of Louis Riel info.
  • LaPrairie, J. Série sur l’historie métisse illustrée
  • Morton, Desmond A Short History of Canada. 6th Edition. Toronto, ON: McClelland & Stewart, 2006.                          
  • Siggins, M. Riel: A life or revolution. Harper Collins: Toronto, 1994.


Articles/ Links:

  • Barkwell, Lawrie  Lawrie Barkwell is the Coordinator of Métis Heritage and History Research for the Louis Riel Institute.
  • BBC Country Profiles  This is an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries and territories, and background on key institutions.
  • Manitoba Historical Society – Red River Buffalo Hunt  Manitoba Historical Society has compiled a collection of biographies of noteworthy Manitobans from the past.
  • Canada in the Contemporary World This resource can also be connected with the Grade 9 Social Studies curriculum in Manitoba. This document was produced by Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth, in collaboration with Manitoba educators. It includes the core concept citizenship, and identifies general and specific learning outcomes.
  • Ecotopia This is a seminal utopian novel by Ernest Callenbach, published in 1975. The society described in the book is one of the first ecological utopias and was influential on the counterculture and the green movement in the 1970s and thereafter.
  • Livescience - Forms of government. Live Science features groundbreaking developments in science, space, technology, health, the environment, our culture and history.
  • Sciencemag.org Article by Harden, G. (1968). Tragedy of the Commons. Science Magazine.
  • This resource may be adapted for the Grade 6 Social Studies curriculum in Manitoba; it focuses on the development of Canada as a modern nation.
  • Desmond Morton, one of Canada’s most noted and highly respected historians, shows how the choices we can make at the dawn of the 21st century have been shaped by history in A Short History of Canada (99–106).
  • Dylan Wiliams on Assessment (video). Dylan Williams stresses the importance of formative assessment as a key process for increasing teacher quality whilst having the biggest impact on student outcomes.
  • The Métis Bill of Rights, Source: From the Papers of Alexander Begg, Red River Settlement historian.
  • Question Period on CPAC. CPAC is the Cable Public Affairs Channel, it is Canada’s only privately-owned, commercial free, not for profit, bilingual licensed television service.
  • SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform based in Berlin, Germany, that enables its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds.
  • Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning, Grade 11 History of Canada: Foundation for Implementation.
  • The Sessional Journals of the LAA are available at Manitoba Archives website
  • Manitoba Historical Maps
  • Manitoba Historical Society A collection of articles and resources related to Manitoba’s history.
  • Mercer, Rick, “Talking to Americans
  • Parliament of Canada
  • Vintage Winnipeg is an archive of vintage photos.

Community Organizations:


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  • VoiceThread is a web-based communications network built specifically for K-12 Students and Educators
  • Wikipedia Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia page.
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