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The Piapot Saloon, SK

  • Piapot Saloon Piapot, SK Canada (map)

In 1883 Piapot led his band in an act of non-violent resistance against the railway and the Europeans coming into Cree lands. They would pull up the survey stakes and place teepees in the path of the Canadian Pacific Railway track laying crews. He negotiated travel concessions for his people to end the standoff. The town of Piapot, Saskatchewan, is named in memory of that blockade.

Earlier Event: April 19
The Pearl Theatre
Later Event: April 24
The Lakeview Hotel, Wawa