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Nguraritja People

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
Place:
State/Country:South Australia, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Environmental Heritage | Native Title
Summary Information:

The Nguraritja People were recognised as native title holders in a significant area in the central part of far north South Australia inDe Rose v South Australia (No 2)[2005] 145 FCR 290 and then again inDe Rose v State of Australia [2013] FCA 687.

Nguraritja are those Aboriginal people who:

  • were born on the claim area; or
  • have a long-term physical association or ancestral connection to the claim area; or
  • have geographical and religious knowledge of the claim area;
  • are recognised as Nguraritja by other Nguraritja.

Nguraritja People were awarded a confidential compensation amount inPearson on behalf of the Tjayuwara Unmuru Native Title Holders v the State of Australia [2017] FCA 1561 after native title had been extinguished in some areas through acts of the State of South Australia.

Nguraritja land is in Yankunytjatjara country.


Related Entries

Agreement
  • De Rose v State of South Australia [2013] FCA 687
  • Pearson on behalf of the Tjayuwara Unmuru Native Title Holders v the State of Australia [2017] FCA 1561
  • Organisation
  • De Rose Hill Ilpalka Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC - Native Title Claimant
  • Case Law
  • De Rose v State of South Australia (No 2) [2005] FCAFC 110

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