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Graeme Mackenzie’s publications on Scottish Clan and Family History:

"The Reluctant Explorer - Sir Alexander Mackenzie", Inverness Courier, July 1989 (series of three articles     celebrating the bicentenary of the first crossing of the North American continent by a European).

"The McMillans of Glen Urquhart", Inverness Courier, January & February, 1990 (series of six articles charting the history of the clan in The Glen from the 16th to the 20th century).

"The Americas Not Always a Land of Plenty", Inverness Courier, April 1991 (series of three articles based on letters home in the 1830s from indentured ploughman Alexander Mackenzie showing a different sort of life for a Highland emigrant).

"The Late Adoption of Surnames and Patronymic Puzzles from Kiltarlity", Highland Family History Society Journal [HFHSJ], May 1992.

“The Origins of the Lochaber Macmillans and the Descent of the Families of Murlaggan and Glenpean” in The Lochaber Emigrants to Glengarry, ed. Rae Fleming; Toronto, 1994.

“The Rarest Decision Recorded in History – The Battle of the Clans in 1396”, Transactions of the Gaelic Society of Inverness [TGSI], Vol. LIX, 1994-96; Inverness, 1997.

“For Ever Unfortunate – The Original Clan Chattan”, TGSI, Vol. LXI, 1999-2000; Inverness, 2003.

“The Origins and Early History of the MacMillans and Related Kindreds”; Clan MacMillan Centre, Langbank, 2001; Highland Roots, Inverness, 2009.

“The Origins of the MacLellans”, The Scottish Genealogist [TSG], Vol. XLIX, No. 1, March 2002.

“The De Lanys or Lennies of that Ilk” TSG, Vol. L, No. 1, March 2003.

Clann Challuim in Lorn”, TSG, Vol. LI, No. 3, Sept. 2004.

"Emigrants on the Ship 'Glasgow' in 1775", HFHSJ, Vol. 23, No.3, May 2005.

“The Surnames M’Gill and Bell”, TSG, Vol. LII, No. 4, Dec. 2005.

“The Name MacMillan”, TSG, Vol. LIII, No. 1, March 2006.

"Who was Cormac mac Airbertach?", TSG, Vol. LV, Nos. 2, 3, & 4, June, September, & December 2008.

"Gillicattan's Posteritie: MacMillans, MacPhersons, Mackintoshes & Camerons, and the great Lochaber feud"; Highland Roots, Inverness, 2009 (updated reprint of TGSI papers "Rarest Decision..." and "Forever Unfortunate...").

"The Macmillans in Glenurquhart"; Highland Roots, Inverness, 2010.

"Kindred of the Sword: Essays in Early MacMillan History"; Highland Roots, Inverness, 2011 (updated reprint of some papers previously published in TSG).

"Murdoch Mackenzie of Ardross and his account of Clan Chattan", TGSI, Vol. LXV, 2006-2009; Inverness, 2011.

"Genealogy in the Gaidhealtachd: Clan and Family History in the Highlands of Scotland"; Highland Family History Society, 2013.

"Highland Clan and Family Histories: A Guide to Published Histories, Genealogies, Family Trees ..."; Highland Family History Society, 2015.

"Cabarfeidh's Cousins: Essays in Clan MacKenzie History & Genealogy"; Highland Roots, Inverness, 2015 (reprints of articles originally published in the Clan MacKenzie Society Magazine).

"Clan MacMillan: A New History" (Inverness 20160. See here for details [PDF].

Graeme continues to contribute regularly to the HFHSJ, and has features in most editions of the Clan MacMillan International Newsletter and the Clan MacMillan International Magazine (each published once a year) and the Magazine of the Clan MacKenzie Society of Scotland & the UK (published annually).