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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
Regina Turner (nee Dorante); born Thursday Island in 1971; daughter of Bertram Francis Dorante, who was born on Darnley Island, and Kailang Dorante (nee Ware), from St Paul's Moa Island; descended on her father's side from 'Manilaman', Santiago Durante and Wasada, a Meriam Mer woman; her paternal grandparents were Francis Dorante (Durante) and Mary Terese Nicholls and maternal grandparents were Cook Ware from Mau [Moa] Island and Magina Marou, from Mer / Murry Island; sister of Margaret, Bruce, Nancy, Johanna, Antonio, and Karen; after she was born she lived with her family in Weipa where her father was working for Comalco; in 1980 her father got work on the boats taking cargo out to the outer islands and she and her family moved back to the Torres Strait; involved with the Mura Kosker Sorority women's organisation in the Torres Strait; worked for the Torres Strait Regional Authority as a cultural development officer; worked with TAFE in administration and education for 25 years; worked in aged care
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Turner, Regina
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 category
text
Content type MARC source
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Control code
000058835164
Media category
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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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