Assiniboia

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Assiniboia District refers to two historical districts of Canada's North-West Territories.wikipedia
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Districts of the Northwest Territories

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Assiniboia District refers to two historical districts of Canada's North-West Territories.

Red River Colony

Red River SettlementRed RiverSelkirk Settlement
The District of Assiniboia was a name used to describe the Red River Colony, mainly for official purposes, between 1812 and 1869.
Selkirk, who once mocked the fur trade for rarely grossing more than £200, 000 and only having 3 ships employed in its service, gladly agreed to the terms.: Selkirk referred to this new territory as the District of Assiniboia.

Selkirk Concession

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Nominally the district included all of the territory granted in the Selkirk Concession, however much of this was ceded to the United States in 1818 (from the Treaty of 1818) and in 1838 the district was redefined as the circular region within 50 miles of Fort Garry, which was the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers.
Lord Selkirk referred to the area as the District of Assiniboia and planned to create an agricultural colony there.

Pembina, North Dakota

PembinaFort PembinaPembina, ND
The actual area of settlement, centered at present-day Winnipeg, was limited to the Red River valley between Lower Fort Garry and Pembina, North Dakota, and the Assiniboine River valley between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.
the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC), the Red River Colony, Battle of Seven Oaks, the Red River Rebellion, Assiniboia, and Manitoba.

Assiniboine

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The name is taken from the Assiniboine First Nation.
Assiniboia refers to two historical districts of Canada's North-West Territories.

Hudson's Bay Company

Hudson’s Bay CompanyHBCHudson Bay Company
The District was governed by a Hudson's Bay Company-appointed Governor of Assiniboia, who was advised by members of the Council of Assiniboia.
The Court of Assiniboia brought Sayer to trial, before a jury of HBC officials and supporters.

Red River Rebellion

Red River Resistance1869Riel Rebellion
This, and the arrival of Canadian surveyors, led to the Red River Rebellion, in which a Provisional Government and Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia was established by Métis leader Louis Riel to negotiate the admission of the District as a province of Canada.
Catholic Bishop Taché, the Anglican bishop of Rupert's land Robert Machray, and the HBC governor of Assiniboia William Mactavish all warned the federal government that such surveys would precipitate unrest.

Regina, Saskatchewan

ReginaRegina, SKCity of Regina
The territorial capital was moved to Regina, also located in Assiniboia, in 1883, and on the formation of the province of Saskatchewan in 1905, Regina became the capital of the province.
Regina was previously the seat of government of the North-West Territories, of which the current provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta originally formed part, and of the District of Assiniboia.

Diocese of Qu'Appelle

Bishop of Qu'AppelleQu'AppelleAnglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle
The District of Assiniboia survived in its original geographical configuration as the Anglican Diocese of Qu'Appelle until the 1970s when the portion of the diocese (and former District of Assiniboia) lying within the province of Alberta was ceded to the Diocese of Calgary.
The diocese was established by the Synod of the Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert's Land in 1884 at the beginning of European settlement on the Canadian prairies beyond the vicinity of Winnipeg; it geographically corresponds to the former District of Assiniboia in the then North-West Territories [sic]: indeed, until the 1970s it precisely so-corresponded, and included a strip of territory lying over the Alberta provincial boundary once the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta were created in 1905.

Canadian Pacific Railway

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Dewdney had reserved for himself substantial land adjacent to the Canadian Pacific Railway line on the site of what became the town, and thereby considerably enriched himself.
Van Horne, in Ottawa at the time, suggested to the government that the CPR could transport troops to Qu'Appelle, Saskatchewan (Assiniboia) in 10 days.

Canada

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Assiniboia District refers to two historical districts of Canada's North-West Territories. This, and the arrival of Canadian surveyors, led to the Red River Rebellion, in which a Provisional Government and Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia was established by Métis leader Louis Riel to negotiate the admission of the District as a province of Canada. In 1869 Rupert's Land, including the District of Assiniboia, was transferred to Canada without consultation of the residents of the settlement.

United States

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Nominally the district included all of the territory granted in the Selkirk Concession, however much of this was ceded to the United States in 1818 (from the Treaty of 1818) and in 1838 the district was redefined as the circular region within 50 miles of Fort Garry, which was the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers.

Treaty of 1818

Anglo-American Convention of 18181818London Convention
Nominally the district included all of the territory granted in the Selkirk Concession, however much of this was ceded to the United States in 1818 (from the Treaty of 1818) and in 1838 the district was redefined as the circular region within 50 miles of Fort Garry, which was the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers.

Fort Garry

Upper Fort GarryForts Rouge, Garry, and GibraltarForts Rouge, Garry, and Gibraltar National Historic Site of Canada
Nominally the district included all of the territory granted in the Selkirk Concession, however much of this was ceded to the United States in 1818 (from the Treaty of 1818) and in 1838 the district was redefined as the circular region within 50 miles of Fort Garry, which was the junction of the Red and Assiniboine rivers.

Winnipeg

Winnipeg, ManitobaWinnipeg, CanadaWinnipeg, MB
The actual area of settlement, centered at present-day Winnipeg, was limited to the Red River valley between Lower Fort Garry and Pembina, North Dakota, and the Assiniboine River valley between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Lower Fort Garry

Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site
The actual area of settlement, centered at present-day Winnipeg, was limited to the Red River valley between Lower Fort Garry and Pembina, North Dakota, and the Assiniboine River valley between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Assiniboine River

Assiniboineof the same nameUpper Red River
The actual area of settlement, centered at present-day Winnipeg, was limited to the Red River valley between Lower Fort Garry and Pembina, North Dakota, and the Assiniboine River valley between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Portage la Prairie

Portage la Prairie, ManitobaPortage la Prairie, MBPortage
The actual area of settlement, centered at present-day Winnipeg, was limited to the Red River valley between Lower Fort Garry and Pembina, North Dakota, and the Assiniboine River valley between Winnipeg and Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

Council of Assiniboia

The District was governed by a Hudson's Bay Company-appointed Governor of Assiniboia, who was advised by members of the Council of Assiniboia.

Rupert's Land

Rupert’s LandPrince Rupert's LandRuperts Land
In 1869 Rupert's Land, including the District of Assiniboia, was transferred to Canada without consultation of the residents of the settlement.

Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia

Provisional Government of Assiniboia
This, and the arrival of Canadian surveyors, led to the Red River Rebellion, in which a Provisional Government and Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia was established by Métis leader Louis Riel to negotiate the admission of the District as a province of Canada.

Métis in Canada

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This, and the arrival of Canadian surveyors, led to the Red River Rebellion, in which a Provisional Government and Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia was established by Métis leader Louis Riel to negotiate the admission of the District as a province of Canada.

Louis Riel

RielexecutionRiel Rebellions
This, and the arrival of Canadian surveyors, led to the Red River Rebellion, in which a Provisional Government and Legislative Assembly of Assiniboia was established by Métis leader Louis Riel to negotiate the admission of the District as a province of Canada.

British Columbia

BCBritish Columbia, CanadaB.C.
The original proposal, which suggested that the new province consist of all of the fertile belt between Winnipeg and British Columbia, was rejected by the Canadian federal government as it conflicted with their plans to manage the settlement of the Northwest Territories directly.

Manitoba

MBManitoba, CanadaProvince of Manitoba
As a compromise, a small part of the district, consisting mainly of the settled areas, was admitted to Canada as the Province of Manitoba in 1870 though the federal government retained control of crown land and natural resources until 1930.