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Indian Head (Sask.)

Brooks, E. J.

  • Person
  • 1849-1939

Edwin Jackson Brooks was born at Lennoxville, Quebec and came west with his twin brother Edward in July, 1882. They chose land just west of Indian Head only to be told that the land was already taken by the Qu'Appelle Valley Farming Company (the Bell Farm). Brooks later settled on land north of Indian Head (Wide Awake District). He also became a prominent store owner in Indian Head and lived to the age of 90. He was also selected to serve on the jury of Louis Riel in 1885.

Brooks, Edwin Jackson

  • Person
  • 1849-1939

Edwin Jackson Brooks was born in Lennoxville, Quebec, in 1949. He and his twin brother Edward arrived in July, 1882 and chose land just west of Indian Head, only to be told that the land had already been reserved by the Qu'Appelle Valley Company (Bell Farm). He later chose land north of Indian Head (Wide Awake District). He became a prominent citizen and merchant in Indian Head. In 1885, he was selected to serve on the jury for the trial of Louis Riel.

Glenn Lynn Circle

  • IMH001
  • Corporate body
  • 1928-1983

Glenn Lynn Circle was organized by Mrs. Isabella Worden in May, 1928, in the area of the Glenn Lynn School District #333 and consisted of farm wives who, for 55 years (until 1983) raised funds for Indian Head churches through various events (teas, bazaars, etc). It discontinued in 1983.

Indian Head Rockets

  • Corporate body

The Indian Head Rockets engaged young black American players in the early 1950s, as did other western Canadian towns (Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Regina, Delisle, Brandon, etc) to create a competitive and entertaining league.