PONTIAC : A FIRST NATIONS’ HERO, FORGOTTEN BY HISTORY
Symmes Inn Museum
1, rue Front, Gatineau, (Québec), J9H 5E6
Conference presented in French. After France had ceded the Nouvelle-France to the British in 1763, leaving its allies behind, Pontiac, a great warrior leader of the Ottawa people, takes the leed of a confederation of First Nations people and courageously continued the war against the British and Americans, until his assassination in 1769. Speaker : Roger Blanchette, professor and historian.