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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry

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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
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Josephine David-Petero; teacher, counsellor and community worker; Torres Strait Islander with Filipino, Rotuman, Ware Island and Papua New Guinea ancestry; born 20 May 1951 on Keriri / Hammond Island; great granddaughter of Agostin Cadawas of Santos, Ilocos, Philippines, and Lavinia Ware of Yam Island; great granddaughter of Dawitha and Kasabad; great granddaughter of Kapieri from Juju, Rotuma Island, and Lada of Yam Island; granddaughter of Anacleta Cadawas and Younga David; granddaughter of Mikaire George and Kepu Bann; daughter of Jack Louie David and Ladda George; sister of Joseph Anthony and Philomena Elsie; step daughter of Amos Samuel; half-sister of Lizzie, Robert and Marie; grew up on Hammond Island; her father, Jack, died when she was a year old; attended high school on Waiben / Thursday Island then Loreto convent in Brisbane; first Torres Strait Islander to attend Brisbane Kindergarten Teachers' College; taught on Waiben / Thursday Island; trained in Brisbane in Drug and Alcohol counselling; worked as a youth counsellor for Buai Torres Strait Islander Corporation; project officer for the Aboriginal Training and cultural Institute in Sydney; taught at Tranby Aboriginal college; returned to Hammond Island and worked for Mura Kosker Sororoity; Hammond Island Community Council; taught at Thursday Island State High School (Tagai College); Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School, Hammond Island Campus; retired at the end of 2015; mother of Ibrahim Josef Bin Tahal; grandmother of four; married Hanre Wendt Petero in Sydney in 1991
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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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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
Note
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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volume
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rdacarrier
Content category
text
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