Luis riel was one of the great leaders and was a Canadian political, founder of the province of Manitoba and the political leader of the Metis
Luis riel was also the fist metis leader . this started when the metis were afraid that this would bring the outsiders who would harm them and their way of life. they decided to form a group to protest their changes and then Luis riel became the leader.
Luis riel was a Metis and was born 1844. he grew up learning about law. he was also the eldest of 11 children which made him as responsible as his dad who was also a metis leader.
soon Gabriel demont met with Luis riel and asked him for help and Luis said yes and decided to help.
not long after, Luis was charged with treason and was sentenced to death by hanging.
after riel was convicted and sentenced to death even though the jury recommended mercy.he was hanged November 16 1885at regina.