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Kuruma Marthudunera People

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act) | Party to an Indigenous Land Use Agreement
Place:Pilbara Region
State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Legal Reference: Federal Court file no: WAD6090/98 Tribunal file no: WC99/12
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Customary Law | Environmental Heritage
Summary Information:

The Kuruma Marthudunera combined claimant application was lodged in 1998 over 15,717.407 square kilometres in the Pilbara region, Western Australia. The claim has been registered and the Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation is the representative body.

In 2016, a consent determination was handed down regarding a 4,106 square kilometer area and the Kuruma Marthudunera People found to hold native title. 

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  • Organisation
  • Kuruma Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

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