Marion Anderson (politician)
Marion Anderson, O.Ont (born c. 1914, date of death unknown) was a Canadian politician. In 1950, she became the first woman to serve as a First Nations band councillor in Ontario. An Oji-Cree from the Big Trout Lake band in Kenora District, Anderson worked as a midwife and was renowned for her hunting, fishing and trapping skills. She also represented the community on the Northern Nishnawbe Education Council and walked 75 kilometres to Bearskin Lake to represent the community at meetings. She was awarded the Order of Ontario in 1998.
- Ontario, Government of. "MCI - Active Citizenship". www.citizenship.gov.on.ca. Retrieved 9 May 2017.
- "Order of Ontario medal for first female band councillor", Windspeaker, July 1998.
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