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Union St.

Alexandre
This group was formed as a successor to the Metis National Committee and named in honour of Monseigneur Alexandre Taché. The group was formed by Riel, Ambroise Lépine and Louis Schmidt late in 1871.1 The executive members of this association were: Hon. P. Breland Angus McKay Maxime Lépine Louis Schmidt Ambroise Lépine Louis Riel President Vice-President Secretary-Treasurer Secretary Secretary (chargé de la présente adresse)

The Counselors were2 : Pierre Léveillé Pierre Poitras Pierre Delorme Pierre Parenteau Joseph St. Germain3 Baptiste Tourond Baptiste Lépine4 André Nault François Poitras Pierre Lavallée Jr. B. Beauchemin John Grant Hon. F.X. Dauphinais Philibert Ladéroute5

Compiled by Lawrence Barkwell Coordinator of Metis Heritage and History Research Louis Riel Institute
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R. Huel and George F. Stanley (Eds.), The Collected Writings of Louis Riel vol. 1, 1861-1875. Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 1985: 159-160. 2 Op. cit. 169. 3 Joseph St. Germain (b. 1829) was the son of Joseph St. Germain and Marie Cadotte. He was married to Caroline Genthon. 4 Baptiste Lépine (1824-1879) was the older brother of Ambroise and Maxime and was married to Isabelle Parenteau. 5 Philibert Ladéroute (1824-1895) was married to Julie Lépine.