Usage examples for riel

  1. Index: See also Riel. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  2. Riel, you know, has been back for some time and we believe his agents are busy on every reservation at present. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  3. The Riel Rebellion, and the disaffection of the Half- breed population, made his position at times one of danger and insecurity; but he proved himself to be equal to every emergency. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  4. During the first Riel Rebellion, when all communication with the interior was cut off, and our supplies could not as usual be sent out to us from Red River, my good wife and I lived on fish twenty- one times a week, for nearly six months. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  5. Any hopes that Riel might have placed in the active sympathy of the French Canadian people of Quebec were soon dispelled. – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot