Angus McKay.

(1858-1952)
Angus was born at Fort Pelly, the son of William McKay and Mary Cook. After joining the HBC in 1878, he worked at Fort Carlton, Fort Pitt, Prince Albert, Green Lake, Fort la Corne, Ile a-la-Crosse and Lac la Ronge. He married Anne Fortescue. During the Metis Resistance of 1885, McKay served as a scout on the Canadian side and was active in the pursuit of Big Bear.

Compiled by Lawrence Barkwell Coordinator of Metis Heritage and History Research Louis Riel Institute

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