Description: William McDougall was designated the first lieutenant governor of the North-West territories in 1869. His attempts to fill that position met with resistance from Métis inhabitants. Meanwhile, Prime Minister John A. Macdonald tried to placate Louis Riel and his provisional government by sending an emissary to the region. From the television series "Canada: A People's History." Includes links to educational resources, bibliography, games, puzzles, and video clips.