July 20: Riel charged with treason; Kwakiutl Totem Pole erected at Legislature.

Collége universitaire de Saint-Boniface
July 20 1885 - Louis Riel is formally charged with treason. The Crown claimed that he ..."most wickedly, maliciously and traitorously did levy and made war against our said Lady the Queen."  Read a detailed account of his treason trial here.

Kwakiutl Totem Pole
July 20, 1971 - The Kwakiutl Totem Pole is unveiled on the south grounds of the Manitoba Legislature.

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