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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry

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Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
Title
Aboriginal Biographical Index entry
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Language
eng
Summary
Josephine (Josie) Cowley; daughter of Antonio Durante (Dorante) and Orepa; granddaughter of Santiago Durante; born on Erub / Darnley Island, Torres Strait, on 25 February 1944; younger sister of Camilla Sabatino (nee Durante); other siblings were: Charles (deceased), Matthew, Dorothy, Ada, Anima, Michaeline, Margaret, John (deceased), Lency (adopted out), and Thelma; siblings: James, Lency, Mary and Sireako were adopted; lived on Edgor / Nepean Islet; sent to the orphanage on Waiben / Thursday Island; after a year taken away by her parents to attend primary school on Darnley Island; after primary school worked with her father skin diving for trochus on Ugar / Stephens Island; as a young woman employed as a nursing assistant in the local hospital; married Thomas Cowley; great great grandmother; widow; lived on Keriri/ Hammond Island
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Cowley, Josie
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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Content type MARC source
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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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