SEPTEMBER 27, 1933


Born in Saint Boniface, Manitoba, George earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Manitoba (UM), Bachelor of Laws from its law school, and Master of Laws from University of Toronto.  His books include:  The Trial of Louis Riel: Justice and Mercy DeniedThe Métis: Memorable Events and Memorable Personalities; and Louis Hebert and Marie Rollet: Canada’s Premier Pioneers (the last two co-authored with wife, Terry).  He & Terry have spoken at the Manitoba Pavilion, 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver; Centre of Canadian Studies, University of Edinburgh (2012); and Murray Edwards College, University of Cambridge.  In 2007, commissioned by the Métis Nation of British Columbia (B.C.), for the BC 150 celebration, George & Terry wrote The Métis in British Columbia: From Fur Trade Outposts to Colony (2008).  The University of Calgary established the annual George & Terry Goulet Bursary in Canadian History in their honor.  

  Lawrence Barkwell, “George R. D. Goulet (b. 1933), Coordinator of Metis Heritage and History Research Louis Riel Institute, B.C. Metis Federation.  Retrieved 1/8/2021, George R (
 “George R.D. Goulet,” About the Author, “The Trial of Louis Riel,”  Retrieved 1/8/2021,
Photo:  JohnMcDG, 9/25/2007.  George R. D. Goulet (carrying Métis flag) leading the "Grand Entry" for the Red River West celebration on Vancouver Island, July, 2007.  Public Domain. 

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