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Derrick M. Nault

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Derrick M. Nault
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Derrick M. Nault is a great-great grandson of André Nault, Louis Riel’s cousin and captain during the Red River Resistance, and a great-great grandson of Damase Carrière, a member of Riel’s “Exovedate” killed in the Northwest Rebellion of 1885. A human rights historian based at the University of Tokyo, Japan, he is the author of Africa and the Shaping of International Human Rights (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

A Misleading Portrait: The Provisional Government of Assiniboia and the Creation of Manitoba
Prairie History, Number 3, Fall 2020

Louis Riel, Wahkohtowin, and the First Act of Resistance at Red River
Prairie History, Number 8, Summer 2022

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