Brocket, Alberta

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Brocket is located in Alberta
Brocket
Brocket
Location of Brocket in Alberta

Brocket is a settlement in Peigan 147, in southern Alberta located on Highway 3 between Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod. It is the main community on the Piikani Nation reserve.

The community takes its name from Brocket Hall, in England.[1]

In April 2010, the Buffalo Skull Lodge opened in Brocket housing Piikani Traditional Knowledge Services, which works to preserve Piikanissini, the traditional way of life of the Piikani people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 25. 
  2. ^ http://www.pinchercreekecho.com/2010/04/07/new-lodge-to-promote-and-protect-piikani-ways

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Coordinates: 49°32′49″N 113°45′2″W / 49.54694°N 113.75056°W / 49.54694; -113.75056 (Brocket)