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Wanjina-Wunggurr Community

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
Place:Northern Kimberley region
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Wanambal Gaambera people
  • Wunambal People
  • Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Customary Law | Environmental Heritage | Native Title
    Summary Information:

    AIATSIS Thesaurus language code (K22)

    The Wanjina-Wunggurr Community have been recognised as having non-exclusive native title rights and interests in land and waters over traditional lands in the Northern Kimberley region of Western Australia, in areas between and Brunswick Bay and Napier Broome Bay.

    These native title rights and interests were recognised in Barunga v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 518, Goonack v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 516 and Neowarra v State of Western Australia [2004] FCA 1092 (27 August 2004).


    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Barunga v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 518
  • Goonack v State of Western Australia [2011] FCA 516
  • Puenmora v State of Western Australia [2012] FCA 1334 - Native Title Claimant
  • Organisation
  • Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation
  • People
  • Ngarinyin People
  • Case Law
  • Neowarra v State of Western Australia [2004] FCA 1092 (27 August 2004) - Native Title Claimant

  • References

    Resource
    Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) (2020) Language and Peoples Thesaurus 2020

    Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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