On this date 130 years ago, November 16, 1885, Louis David Riel was hanged at Regina's North West Mounted Police barracks.
Here are some links of interest:
Louis Riel biography
Letter from Riel to judge thanking him for a 30 day leave to appeal sentence
Manitoba Free Press' front page coverage the following day, (columns 3 to 8)
The Trial of Louis Riel UMKC School of Law
Louis Riel Heritage Minute
The Virtual Museum of Metis Heritage and Culture