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No. 87

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Historic Sites
of Manitoba

W. Yvon Dumont

Community activist, Lieutenant-Governor of Manitoba (1993-1999).

He served President of the Manitoba Metis Federation and, from 1993 to 1999, as Lieutenant Governor for Manitoba. In 1996, he was given an honorary doctorate by the University of Manitoba. In 2001, he was inducted into the Order of Manitoba and, in 2002, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

Metis Nationalism: Then and Now
The Forks and the Battle of Seven Oaks in Manitoba History

Page revised: 2 May 2014

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