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Batoche National Historic Site

Batoche National Historic Site

1040 Wakaw, Saskatchewan, Wakaw, Saskatchewan
1-888-773-8888
http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/sk/batoche/index
May 22 to June 30 Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm July 1 to September 4 Every day, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm September 5 to October 6 Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Journey back in time to talk with a 19th century Métis settler about life on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Imagine the shocking changes as the troops and warriors gathered and battle began to rage. Witness the bullet holes at the final battlefield of the Northwest Resistance of 1885 and learn more about how a traditional way of life changed forever as a new country began to form.

Photo Credit: The village of Batoche in the North-West Territories in 1885. (This Canadian work is in the public domain in Canada because its copyright has expired)

Text Credit: http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/sk/batoche

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  • Interesting
    guestBook Guestbook/ hongkonghuige/ Sep 7, 2015

    It always makes me sad to hear about the First Nations battling against the government because it doesn't seem like a fair fight. People should definitely learn about this part of Canadian History.

  • Class trip
    guestBook Guestbook/ tiabear99/ Mar 31, 2015

    My experience at Batoche was amazing it was so cool to see how much and see a bit of how people used to live

  • Scout!
    guestBook Guestbook/ RCassie/ Mar 2, 2015

    My great, great, great grandfather was a scout for General Middleton. We have a newspaper article about it. Cool!

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ Larissa M/ Jul 15, 2014
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Which famous Canadian politician led the Métis forces into battle during the Battle of Batoche?

Frederick Middleton William Lyon Mackenzie Lester B. Pearson Louis Riel
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Batoche National Historic Site

Batoche National Historic Site

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Discovery Quest

Which famous Canadian politician led the Métis forces into battle during the Battle of Batoche?

Frederick Middleton William Lyon Mackenzie Lester B. Pearson Louis Riel
NEWS FEED
  • Interesting
    guestBook Guestbook/ hongkonghuige/ Sep 7, 2015

    It always makes me sad to hear about the First Nations battling against the government because it doesn't seem like a fair fight. People should definitely learn about this part of Canadian History.

  • Class trip
    guestBook Guestbook/ tiabear99/ Mar 31, 2015

    My experience at Batoche was amazing it was so cool to see how much and see a bit of how people used to live

  • Scout!
    guestBook Guestbook/ RCassie/ Mar 2, 2015

    My great, great, great grandfather was a scout for General Middleton. We have a newspaper article about it. Cool!

  • Explore150 photoSpot Snapshot/ Larissa M/ Jul 15, 2014

Journey back in time to talk with a 19th century Métis settler about life on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River. Imagine the shocking changes as the troops and warriors gathered and battle began to rage. Witness the bullet holes at the final battlefield of the Northwest Resistance of 1885 and learn more about how a traditional way of life changed forever as a new country began to form.

1040 Wakaw, Saskatchewan, Wakaw, Saskatchewan
1-888-773-8888
http://www.pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/sk/batoche/index
May 22 to June 30 Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm July 1 to September 4 Every day, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm September 5 to October 6 Monday to Friday, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
@ParksCanada_SK
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Photo: The village of Batoche in the North-West Territories in 1885. (This Canadian work is in the public domain in Canada because its copyright has expired)