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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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eng
Summary
Casimier Torres; grandson of Catalino Torres, a Manilaman from the Philipines, and Matilda Ida Tiolbadonga of Jabirr Jabirr and Bardi descent; great grandson of Milare and Keleregodo on his grandmother, Matilda's, side; son of Joseph Catalino Torres and Irene Drummond who was of Djugan, Yawuru and Scottish descent; brother of Theresa and Eddie; half-brother of Michael Torres; left Broome at 15 or 16 years old; worked on cattle stations in the Pilbara; returned to Broome and worked building fences with Jerome Manado; befriended by Tom Brown while fencing on a station northeast of Broome; met Tom Brown's daughter May, "a freshwater woman from the Fitzroy River country"; Tom Brown taught Casimier how to be a 'cattle man' or a 'station man'; Casimier and May had four children, Jeffrey, Eileen, Alison and mitch; the family lived in Derby then managed a cattle station, Millijdi, near Fitzroy Crossing from the late 1950s; he and May experienced discrimination managing the station and the family moved into Broome about 1967, eventually settling in Back Street, Broome; the family became active in Broome's Aboriginal Filipino community; in 1991 Casimier was diagnosed with cancer
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Torres, Casimier
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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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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
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text
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