The Battle of Seven Oaks

And the Violent Birth of The Red River Settlement

by Irene Gordon

For many Metis, the Battle of Seven Oaks is the historic moment when their people first stood up for their rights as a nation against England and the Hudson's Bay company. This book chronicles the dramatic struggle between the North West Company and the Hudson's Bay Company, out of which the Red River settlement (and later, Winnipeg) was born.

About the Author

Irene Gordon

Irene Gordon
IRENE GORDON, who lives along the historic Assiniboine River just west of Winnipeg, has had a passion for history, reading and writing since childhood. After a career as a teacher-librarian, she became a freelance writer in 1998.

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