Transcript of a tape recorded interview of Metis North West Mounted Police employee Gabriel Leveille. Leveille worked in the Cypress Hills, Fort Walsh area during the latter half of the nineteenth century. Topics covered in the interview include Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse in Canada, Gabriel Dumont and the 1885 uprising, roping a grizzly bear in the Cypress Hills, Chief Piapot, Ranching, and numerous other topics pertaining to Police and Metis life.
Historical note:The "Billy Mackay" Leveille mentions at Prince Albert is likely "Gentleman" Joe McKay. The individual referred to as "Pachel Brient" is likely Pascal Breland.
L. H. Thomas
[Saskatchewan Archives Board]
[University of Saskatchewan Archives]
Saskatchewan Archives Board, Saskatchewan Archives Board General, C92; records from Our Legacy site, http://scaa.sk.ca/ourlegacy
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