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 

Join today!


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!