R.D. Goulet is
a 12th-generation Canadian, a direct descendent of Louis Hebert (Canada's
first permanent colonial settler). The author was born at St. Boniface,
Manitoba. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of
Manitoba (St. Paul's College), his Bachelor of Laws degree with first class
honours from the University of Manitoba Law School, and a Master of Laws
degree from the University of Toronto. The author practised law for 35
years in Winnipeg, Vancouver and Calgary. He is the author of the
legal text Public Share Offerings and Stock Exchange Listings in Canada
(CCH Canadian Limited, 1994) and, with his wife Terry, co-authored The
Metis - Memorable Events and Memorable Personalities (FabJob Inc.
Pierre Delorme (the author's
great grandfather) was in Louis Riel's Provisional Government in Manitoba
in 1869-70, and in the first federal election after Manitoba entered Confederation
was elected as the member from Provencher. He was also elected to
the Manitoba Legislature and was a Cabinet Minister. The author is a grand-nephew
of Elzear Goulet, who was a friend of Louis Riel and is referred to in
and Terry Goulet's Talks on Louis Riel and the Metis
author George R. D. Goulet and Terry Goulet (the book's editor and
principal researcher) have given hundreds of talks and brought the history
of Louis Riel, his trial, and the Metis People. Prior to becoming a publisher
and researcher, Terry Goulet was an editor and freelance indexer
of corporate and securities law reporters for an international publishing
firm. (Photo of George and Terry Goulet)
Described as "renowned authors"
by the Louis Riel Institute and listed under "prominent historians of Canada"
on Wikipedia, 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 gatherings, high schools, public libraries, and other
"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
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"On February 2/05 the Langley
School District's Aboriginal Program had the pleasure of hosting George
and Terry Goulet in several of our classes at Brookswood Secondary School.
The presentations received rave reviews from both students and staff. Teachers'
"This was the most thorough
overview of the history relating to Louis Riel that I've ever heard...and
what I liked most was how each piece of information was substantiated"
"George and Terry offered
just the right blend of fact and interesting
anecdote to keep my students
"I was just as fascinated
as the students....so much of this I didn't
"I know my class will now
be excited about our upcoming unit on the
"The Goulets' presentation
made a critical aspect of Canadian history come
George and Terry have a wealth
of information to share and I wish all secondary students could have the
opportunity to learn from them.
- Judy Dallin