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After arriving at what is now Alberta the force of three hundred men soon quelled the

whiskey trade and established posts across the west.





          Louis Riel & Gabriel Dumont

   When the Riel Rebellion broke out in 1885, Under the leadership of Louis Riel and his lieutenant Gabriel Dumont, the NWMP assisted the militia in putting a stop to the Metis revolt



in 1895 the force moved north to the Yukon to bring law and order to the goldrush



part of the Yukon detachment 1895



“The Talk Paper” by Charles M. Russell is used with the kind permission of

                         R. W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, Louisiana


The Mounted Police have been the subject of a number of paintings and drawings

by well know artists such as Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington







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