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Wiluna People

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
Place:

Central Desert Region, in the vicinity of Wiluna

State/Country:Western Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Customary Law | Environmental Heritage | Native Title
Summary Information:

The Wiluna people are successful native title claimants.

The BP (Deceased) and Others v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 760 (Wiluna People) and WF (Deceased) on behalf of the Wiluna People v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 755 (Wiluna People # 2) Federal Court determinations describe the native title holders as those persons who have rights in all or part of the determination area through decent, having been conceived or born in the area, long term residence, high ritual knowledge or responsibility within the area, and who are recognised under rational law and customs by other native title holders of the area.

See the Extracts from the Native Title Register of the above related determinations for a full description of the Wiluna People.


Related Entries

Agreement
  • WF (Deceased) on behalf of the Wiluna People v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 755 - Native Title Claimant
  • Organisation
  • Tarlka Matuwa Piarku Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC
  • Case Law
  • BP (Deceased) and Others v State of Western Australia [2013] FCA 760 - Native Title Claimant

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