Citizenship, in practice, at Red River was based upon the right to vote. Ideas about voting rights at the settlement can be studied through the sources listed below:
Additional Sources available online:
- “Consideration of the political position of Women during the Resistance,” Provisional Government of Assiniboia site, which indicates that, to some degree, women had voting rights during the Resistance.
- “New Nation Comment, Bill of Rights, Voting Clause,” Provisional Government of Assiniboia, which indicates the Provisional Government intended ‘civilized and settled Indians’ to have the right to vote along with “American, Frenchmen, Germans, and all others.”