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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred McDougall (1906-1992)

Cleric, Aboriginal leader.

Born near Island Lake, Manitoba on 15 April 1906, son of Moses and Betsy McDougall, at the age of 14 years, he became a lay minister with the United Church of Canada. He served as a band councillor for 11 years and was Chief of the four First Nations of Garden Hill, St. Theresa Point, Wasagamack, and Red Sucker Lake. In 1962, in recognition of his community service, he was inducted into the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt. He died at Garden Hill (Island Lake) on 18 April 1992.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 22 April 1992, page C37.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 March 2013

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