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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry

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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
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Miguel Castillon; born in Darwin in 1953; grew up in Darwin son of Leo Castillon and Ceceilia Roe; brother of Susan, Ceceilia, Lenard and Glen; paternal grandson of Setaro Castillion, a sailor of Filipino Spanish ancestry, and Kathleen Mabone, of Jowyn and Irish descent; nephew of Joseph and Isabela who went to live in Manila when his grandfather, Setaro, returned there in the 1920s; maternal grandson of Johanna 'Lulu' Roe of English, Torres Strait Islander and Danish ancestry, and Everesta Capello, (Filipino ancestry); nephew through marriage of Ron Cooper, an Arnhem Land traditional owner; nephew of his grandmother's brother William and William's wife Mary Djagween, a Broome traditional owner; great grandson of Sophie Roe (nee Randolph), who was the daughter of Torres Strait Islander woman Bila Pau and Thomas Randolph a Danish pearler, and William Roe, who was the son of English station owner George Harriot Roe (son of English settler John Septimus Roe); Miguel Castillon's family had fish traps and sold fish to the Darwin community; he and his brother used to visit cousins in Broome and stay for the Shinju (Festival of the Pearl); worked as an Aboriginal field officer in the 1970s; visited Manila in 1975 but was unable to find his relatives at the time; lived in Broome from the early 1980s working on the wharf; returned to Darwin and studied successfully for a Certificate for General Studies; he also worked as a fireman, professional fisherman and artist; in September 2008 he was selling his paintings at the Saturday market in the Broome Court house grounds
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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
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The ABI is a name index to published materials in the AIATSIS Library. Some records refer to deceased people or use words which reflect the attitude of the time or the author and may be offensive
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