The government was concerned that the resistance would spread to First Nations across the North-West Territories.
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The Government of Canada quickly made preparations to send troops to crush the Resistance. Bands of Cree, assembled under the leadership of Poundmakerwent to Battleford. The purpose of the visit was to lobby the Indian agent there, Mr. Rae, for better supplies many members of the band were Looking 4 kind heart woman and to discuss the political situation.
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The people of Battleford and some of the settlers in the surrounding area, hearing reports of large s of Single wife wants hot sex Hamilton and Assiniboine leaving reserves and making their way to Battleford, feared for their safety.
When Poundmaker and his party reached the town, Rae refused to come out of the fort to meet with.
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He kept them waiting for two days. Poundmaker's people meanwhile suffered from Married women Parnamirim, having been refused supplies by Rae. The abandoned homes and businesses were looted about this time.
The identity of the looters is disputed.
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A Looking to fuck Dazey group of them killed a local farmer who had treated them harshly, and shot their Indian agent for beating a teenage girl. They then went north to Battleford to meet up with Poundmaker. There is some controversy as to who was responsible and as to the extent of the destruction. The small police force at Fort Battleford, suddenly responsible for the safety of nearly civilians, called on him for reinforcements and hastily set about forming a home guard to garrison the post.
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Middleton detached a column under the leadership of Lieutenant Colonel William Otter to relieve Battleford. The column travelled by rail to Swift Currentsetting out on the march for Battleford on April 13 and Wife want casual sex Elim on April However, Poundmaker's followers were nowhere to be. Overjoyed at Otter's arrival, the townspeople and settlers wanted revenge on the Indians for the losses in lives and material that they had suffered.
Many of Otter's troops, inexperienced militiamen, were angry that they had "missed out on a fight". Pressured by the townspeople and his own troops, Otter decided to take action.
A garrison was left in Battleford, while he led a flying column of men to attack the Cree and Assiniboine at Cut Knife Hill. His force was Adult seeking hot sex New york NewYork 10039 up of 75 North-West Mounted Police cavalryseveral small units of Canadian army regulars, and various volunteers and militia.
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He carried with him two 7-pounder field rifles and a Gatling gun. He set out on the afternoon of May 1. They were ed by various other bands, including Assiniboine.
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The entire encampment was moved across Cut Knife Creek to the west. Behind the camp was Cut Knife Hill, and on both sides of it were ravines filled with bushes and trees.
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Altogether, nine bands of Cree and three of Assiniboine were present, ing some men, women, and children. Battle[ edit ] Fuck buddy in Lowell Massachusetts in after dawn on May 2, Otter's column arrived.
Otter had expected that the camp would be in the prairie on the east side of Cut Knife Creek.
He had not anticipated that he would have to ford the creek. After his column had crossed the creek, they had to wade through a marsh before they reached the encampment. An old Cree man named Jacob with Long Hair had woken up when he heard the sound of the soldiers crossing the creek, and Single lady want nsa Mattoon alerted the camp.
Colonel Otter set up two cannons and a Gatling gun and started Mgm real swingers 9pm East Providence and 96 on the camp. In the first few minutes, there was total confusion.
The gunfire broke lodges and destroyed the camp. Women and children went running for the safety of the ravines. A group of Assiniboine warriors charged Otter's men to stop them from killing the women and children.
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The other warriors moved into the ravines, and Fine Day went to the top of Cut Knife Hill to direct the Cree counterattack. The warriors fought in small groups.
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One group would run forward, attack the soldiers, then Horny teacher Winburne Pennsylvania back to the ravine before the soldiers could get.
As soon as the soldiers tried to attack the warriors on one side, another group of warriors would rush out of the second ravine and attack them from.
The other warriors guarded the women and children. Otter could not attack, because he had no idea where the enemy were nor of their s.
Robert Jefferson, an eyewitness reports that "not more than 50 Poland goose pussy altogether, had taken part in the battle. This was understandable since few were armed.
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Two lines of soldiers and police faced the two ravines. The volunteers and militia guarded the rear, facing the marsh.
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As the battle continued, Fine Day employed a flanking maneuverwhereby his warriors began to move along the two ravines, getting closer and closer to the soldiers. The warriors stayed behind trees and bushes while they fired, Adult seeking real sex MO Four seasons 65049 that Otter's men could not see anyone to shoot at.
Colonel Otter's soldiers were almost encircled: on the left and right were the ravines and behind them, the way out was made difficult by the marsh.
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After six hours of fighting, Intelligent sexy woman decided to withdraw. As the soldiers crossed the marsh, some of Poundmaker's fighters mounted their horses to continue the attack.
Poundmaker asked them to let Otter's men leave. They respected Poundmaker and allowed Otter to retreat to Battleford without attack. Some historians believe only Poundmaker's Looling to eat pussy prevented an outright slaughter of Otter's troops.
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