Highlighting Metis Families

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This page is dedicated to information donated to the Michif Metis Museum to bring
the reader interesting facts about their family members with permission to publish.
We'll start with the Villeneuve family which is part of the Curator and President of the
Museum's heritage and ancestry....Dale Haggerty








Notable ancestors - Alexander Henry who was one of the first to introduce the first
mode of transportation and delivery service of the Metis people - known as the Red
River Cart

Both the Villeneuve and Vandal ancestors took part in the 1885 Resistance in the
Red River settlement along with the leadership of Louis Riel and Gabriel Dumont.
Brenda Percell (Boyer)