Make this the year you get to know more about Clan MacDougall and Clan MacDowall.
Support Your Heritage!
The Clan MacDougall Society of North America is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization focused on
preserving, presenting and perpetuating the heritage, traditions, and customs of our two allied Clans to all who wish to learn.
Be a part of the 21st century history of our Clans.
Enjoy the benefits of membership in the Clan MacDougall Society of North America:
- Connect with your kin
- Keep up with Society news
- Participate in Society activities and events
- Access and contribute to Society research
- Preserve Scottish traditions and customs
- Support students through scholarships
- Preserve important historic sites
- Experience a sense of belonging
The purposes of the Society are literary, historical, and educational as follows:
- To produce and distribute print and multimedia materials related to our two Clans.
- To collect and preserve historical materials related to our two Clans.
- To encourage tourism to Scotland, specifically to sites of importance to our two Clans.
- To preserve our important historical sites.
- To facilitate academic study in traditionally Scottish topic areas through scholarship programs.
- To perpetuate Scottish traditions and customs, promote Clan sentiment, and social interaction.
- To support other literary, historical, educational or similar activities as the Board of Directors determines.
Anyone who supports these purposes can join! Particularly anyone who:
- has the surname of MacDougall or MacDowall, however spelled
- has a surname historically associated with our clans; i.e., associated families (also known as a “sept” name)
- is connected by marriage to, or is descended from, someone bearing any of those surnames
- believes they are affiliated with Clan MacDougall or Clan MacDowall in any other way or would like to be!