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Fish Out of Water

Fish Out of Water

Batoche: Batoche National Historic Site

Don heads to the Batoche National Historic Site in Saskatchewan, the actual battle site of the valiant last stand of the Metis in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. It is here that Don must re-enact the life of a Metis soldier. Don cooks some lead bullets over an open fire, learns how to prepare and load a muzzle loader and takes part in some language classes in Michif to reflect the language used by the Metis at that time. But when it comes to Don mounting a horse again, fear becomes an enormous hurdle...
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  • program length: 25 minutes
  • episode #3027

Saturday, December 29 at 8:30 pm on 12.2