Anderson, Ellen

Woman of Aboriginal descent who raised her family along Salt Pan Creek using her knowledge of country to eke out a living.

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Salt Pan Creek
1931
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Anderson, Ellen

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2014

A Dharawal woman, Ellen Anderson married Hugh Anderson from Cumeragunja. In the 1920s they bought a block of land at Salt Pan Creek in Ellen's name. Their home became the focus of a growing community of Aboriginal people and a centre of discussion and activism for reform