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Indian Head (Sask.)

Alston, Tom

  • Person
  • January 31, 1926 – December 30, 1993

Born Greensboro, North Carolina
Played for the Indian Head Rockets and later for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1954 to 1957, the first African-American to do so.
Died Winston-Salem, North Carolina

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 Pastoral Charge

  • SCAA-UCCS-0460
  • Corporate body
  • 1925–

Indian Head Pastoral Charge was formed as a United Church charge in 1925, part of Qu'Appelle Presbytery. In addition to St. Andrew's United Church (Indian Head), preaching appointments later included Sunny Slope (in the 1930s) and Hope (ca.1940).

Indian Head Rockets (Baseball)

  • SCN00045
  • Corporate body
  • Early 1950's

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.

United Church of Canada Qu'Appelle Presbytery

  • SCAA-UCCS-0020
  • Corporate body
  • 1925–2000

Qu’Appelle Presbytery was one of the original 16 presbyteries established by the first General Council of the United Church of Canada (June 1925), to be part of the new Saskatchewan Conference. Initial boundaries were based on the previous Qu’Appelle Presbytery, which had been part of the Presbyterian Synod of Saskatchewan.

In 2000, Saskatchewan Conference went from 10 presbyteries to 7, with each adopting a new name. Most pastoral charges from Qu’Appelle Presbytery became part of the new Twin Valleys Presbytery.

Walker, Spence

  • Person
  • 1930

Spence Walker was a son of John and Violet Walker. His father John Walker was the superintendent of the PFRA Tree Nursery. he graduated from the U of S college of Pharmacy in 1952 he Aubrey Jealous bought their drug store from A.L Davies in 1953. He married Sherly Gladys McDermaid on May 19/1955.