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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry

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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
Title
Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ellen Puertollano; aunt of Kevin Puertollano; born 1934 at the family home in Frederick St opposite the Court House in Wupipi / Broome; daughter of Joseph Maria Puertollano and Lily Bell; paternal granddaughter of Thomas Puertollano, Filipino, and Agnes Guilwill (Bryan) of Aboriginal and European descent; maternal granddaughter of David Bell, a station manager and Alice Yolk, an Aboriginal woman; sister of Evelyn Masuda; mother of Anthony Puertollano; lived in Broome most of her life; except for a few years in World War II when she and her family were evacuated to Beagle Bay Mission; at Beagle Bay Ellen and her sister Evelyn spent time with their Aboriginal grandmother [Alice Yolk] learning bush ways; went to school at St Mary's School in Broome and at Beagle Bay; her father Joseph died in the Leprosarium; returned to Broome with her mother and sister; left school at about 13 or 14 to a job as a domestic worker picked out for her by the St John of God nuns
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Puertollano, Ellen
  • Beagle Bay Mission (W.A.)
Label
Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
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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
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058835164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058835164
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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