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Supt. Severe Gagnon

    Severe Gagnon was one of the first French-Canadians   recruited to the North-West Mounted Police. Being a bilingual officer, he was transferred to Fort Carleton as the Post Commander – to provide intelligence reports on the activities of Metis unrest.   His report provided a means of identifying the various complaints of the Metis people […]

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