Louis Riel Day

Photo: CMHR, John Woods


Celebrate Métis identity and history!

Come and celebrate Louis Riel Day at the Museum!

This Louis Riel Day, take a free Métis Rights Tour or join us to celebrate the launch of a new Métis Rights and Sites mobile app!


Launch of Métis Rights and Sites mobile app

Special guest performer Ray St. Germain

The Museum is proud to partner with the Manitoba Métis Federation and the Louis Riel Institute in the creation and launch of a free, mobile app focused on Métis rights and significant sites.

Join us as we launch this new app and discover how the Métis have asserted their rights over time and take pride in the bright future ahead.

Use the app to explore a timeline and learn about events, people and turning points for the Métis up to present day. The app features multiple sites in the Métis homeland where historic events took place. Everyone is welcome to participate in the official launch of this new app!

Following the launch, all are welcome to the performance of the legendary country music entertainer Ray St. Germain.



10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. – App launch

11 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Performance by Ray St. Germain

Cost: Free

Location: Bonnie & John Buhler Hall, Level 1


Funding for this project was provided by the Manitoba Métis Federation, the Métis Employment and Training program, the Louis Riel Institute and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.    


Métis Rights Tour

On Louis Riel Day, join one of our interpreters for the Métis Rights Tour! On this 75-minute guided tour, you will discover the rich and complex human rights history of Métis people. Learn about ongoing efforts of the Métis to achieve justice and recognition in Canada.


The Métis Rights Tour is offered at:

10:30 a.m. in English
1 p.m. in English
2 p.m. in French
2:30 p.m. in English

Cost: Free with admission


Please note that programs are subject to change or cancellation without notice.