John’s Believe It Or Not… July 2nd

* 1885 – Big Bear (Mistahimaskwa) surrenders to General Strange ending the North-West Rebellion. * 1964 Johnson signs Civil Rights Act * 1776 Congress votes for independence * 1839 Mutiny on the Amistad slave ship * 1937 Amelia Earhart disappears

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* 1885 – Big Bear (Mistahimaskwa) surrenders to General Strange ending the North-West Rebellion.

Mistahimaskwa (Big Bear), Plains Cree chief (born near Fort Carlton, SK; died 17 January 1888 on the Little Pine Reserve, SK). Mistahimaskwa is best known for his refusal to sign Treaty 6 in 1876 and for his band’s involvement in violent conflicts associated with the 1885 North-West Rebellion. Continue reading “John’s Believe It Or Not… July 2nd”

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