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Derrick M. Nault

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Derrick M. Nault
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Derrick M. Nault is a great-great grandson of André Nault, Louis Riel’s cousin and captain during the Red River Resistance, and a great-great grandson of Damase Carrière, a member of Riel’s “Exovedate” killed in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. A human rights historian based at the University of Tokyo, Japan, he is the author of Africa and the Shaping of International Human Rights (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

A Misleading Portrait: The Provisional Government of Assiniboia and the Creation of Manitoba
Prairie History, Number 3, Fall 2020

Page revised: 26 September 2020

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