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 have served as directors and the President and Secretary respectively of the
Western Metis Historical and Cultural Society.
Described as "renowned authors"
by the Louis Riel Institute and listed under "prominent historians of Canada"
on Wikipedia, 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 brought the history of Louis Riel
and the Metis to tens of thousands of people across Canada and in the United
States and Europe. Their speaking venues have included universities,
historical societies, Metis organizations, high schools, public libraries
and other institutions.
Some of the comments on their
hundreds 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
"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."
Canadian Museum for Human
and Lisa Pankratz, Trustee,
Co-Chair, Friends of CMHR,
Kim Jasper, Director
"The Goulets were highly
Brand Management &
Canadian Museum for Human
"It was a fascinating presentation.
It's always nice to hear from those who have done meticulous research on
George & Terry Goulet
versus Prof. Thomas Flanagan
at The University of Calgary
"On behalf of the Port Moody
Public Library and its patrons, I would like to thank you ... we received
many complimentary remarks."
Interpretive Program Coordinator
Red Deer & District
"George and Terry provide
a stimulating and passionate discussion of a key issue in Canadian history
and for contemporary Canadians."
Adult and Circulation Services
Port Moody Public Library
Dr. Andrew Nurse
"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."
Programme Canadian Studies
Mount Allison University
"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."
Head of Circulation and
Greater Victoria Public
"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.)"
Saskatchewan Urban Native
Teacher Education Program
University of Regina
You can learn more about George
and Terry by doing a Google search for "George and Terry Goulet".
Manitoba Historical Society
here to order The Metis - Memorable Events and Memorable Personalities