GOULET is the best-selling author of the book The
Trial of Louis Riel, Justice and Mercy Denied and is also the
author of the legal text Public Share Offerings and Stock Exchange Listings
in Canada. He was born at St. Boniface, Manitoba and is a registered
member of the Metis Nation of Alberta.
holds Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from the University
of Manitoba, and a Master of Laws degree from the University of Toronto.
He practised law for 35 years in Winnipeg, Vancouver and Calgary.
Pierre Delorme (George's
great grandfather) was in Louis Riel's Provisional Government and is profiled
in this book. Also profiled is George's great uncle the Metis martyr
GOULET was born in Calgary, Alberta and graduated from the University
of Manitoba with a BSc (HEc). During her eclectic career, she was
a paralegal and a free lance indexer of corporate and securities law reporters
for an international legal publishing firm. She was the chief researcher
for the book The
Trial of Louis Riel, Justice and Mercy Denied.
Terry and George have co-authored
other books and have been interviewed a number of times on radio and television.
They are directors and the President and Secretary respectively of the
Western Metis Historical and Cultural Society.
Described as "renowned authors"
by the Louis Riel Institute, the Goulets contributed expert information
about Louis Riel to the CBC series "Canada: a People's History".
In October 2002, George was a guest panelist on the nationally televised
CBC Program "The Retrial of Louis Riel".
In September 2006 George
and Terry were members of a round table discussion at a conference in
Winnipeg to commemorate the centennial of Gabriel Dumont's death.
and Terry Goulet's Talks on the Metis
George and Terry have spoken
to thousands of people across Canada and the United States on Louis Riel
and the Metis. Their speaking venues have included universities,
historical societies, Metis organizations, high schools, public libraries
and other institutions.
Any organization wishing
to host a talk by George and Terry Goulet on the Metis and their new book
The Metis - Memorable
Events and Memorable Personalities can contact them at (403)
289-5846 to discuss their availability and relevant particulars.
Some of the comments on their
dozens of presentations on "Louis Riel and the Metis" include:
"Let us express
our sincere appreciation for your moving and informative presentation -
your knowledge and understanding of Louis Riel is remarkable. ... the evening
could not have been the success it was without your participation."
- Stuart Murray, President & CEO
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
and Lisa Pakratz, Trustee, CMHR
Co-Chair, Friends of CMHR, BC
"Sincere thanks and appreciation
for your dynamic presentation about the trial of Louis Riel at Centreplace
Manitoba at the Olympics in Vancouver. The presentation was very moving."
- Kim Jasper, Director
Brand Management &
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
"The Goulets were highly
403-289-5846 to book a talk for your organization.
- Yvonne Pratt
George & Terry Goulet
at The University
"It was a fascinating
presentation. It's always nice to hear from those who have done meticulous
research on a subject."
- Rod Trentham
Interpretive Program Coordinator
Red Deer & District Museum
"On behalf of the Port
Moody Public Library and its patrons, I would like to thank you ... we
received many complimentary remarks."
- Eva Lederer
Adult and Circulation Services Librarian
Port Moody Public Library
"George and Terry provide
a stimulating and passionate discussion of a key issue in Canadian history
and for contemporary Canadians."
- Dr. Andrew Nurse
Programme Canadian Studies
Mount Allison University
"Thank you so much for
coming to the Greater Victoria Public Library and for delivering such a
wonderful program. Feedback has been nothing less than great."
Head of Circulation and Collections,
Greater Victoria Public Library
"Thank you for the presentation
you made to the SUNTEP Regina students and staff. We found the talk to
be engaging and informative. There was something in your presentation for
everyone. We also found your presentation to be both scholarly and warm.
There is something about hearing your history from within, in an inclusive
rather than exclusive way, that makes the historical events much more meaningful."
- Joanne Pelletier
Saskatchewan Urban Native
Teacher Education Program (SUNTEP)
University of Regina
"What an excellent evening
at the Saint Boniface Museum! Your talk was so well researched and so interesting.
I was delighted by the large attendance. (We didn't try to count heads
but estimated 85 to 90.)"
- Alan Crossin
You can learn more about George
and Terry by doing a Google search for "George and Terry Goulet"
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