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CHAPTER V.

THE SASKATCHEIVAV REBELLION.

Discontent We must turn our attention now to events of the in the North-`Vest. After the Red River Half-breeds. rebellion many half-breeds had left JIanitoba and had settled in the territories farther west, but for some time they had been growing restless and uneasy.

The making of railways in the - nited States had opened the country to white hunters and settlers. The result was that the buffaloes, upon vv,Inch both Indians

A BAND OF WF.STL;RN INDIANS.

and half-breeds largely depended for food and cloth-
ing, were slaughtered by thousands. The half-breeds
received neither presents nor reserves to reconcile them
to the settling of white men on their hunting-grounds ;
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