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Métis flag to fly on campus this weekend

Queen’s University will fly the Métis flag this weekend for our Métis campus community members observing Louis Riel Day. Louis Riel is a notable Canadian historical icon and Métis leader. Riel has been credited with playing an important role in the establishment of Manitoba into Confederation and as a protector of Métis culture. Riel was executed by the Canadian government on November 16, 1885.