18 min

John A Macdonald and “the crisis” of 1885 Witness to Yesterday (The Champlain Society Podcast on Canadian History)

    • Society & Culture

How did Macdonald manipulate the rebellion in the Northwest to his advantage? Greg Marchildon discusses the question with Bill Waiser, Professor Emeritus at the University of Regina. The documents in question were discussed by Waiser in this Champlain Society Finding/Trouvaille:

http://www.champlainsociety.ca/for-our-own-purposes-prime-minister-macdonald-deliberately-portrayed-indians-as-rebels-in-1885/

Producers/directors : Sabrina Bertsch, Cindy Long, Vincent Piette

How did Macdonald manipulate the rebellion in the Northwest to his advantage? Greg Marchildon discusses the question with Bill Waiser, Professor Emeritus at the University of Regina. The documents in question were discussed by Waiser in this Champlain Society Finding/Trouvaille:

http://www.champlainsociety.ca/for-our-own-purposes-prime-minister-macdonald-deliberately-portrayed-indians-as-rebels-in-1885/

Producers/directors : Sabrina Bertsch, Cindy Long, Vincent Piette

18 min

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