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Gunai/Kurnai People

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Gunai People
  • Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Customary Law | Environmental Heritage | Native Title
    Summary Information:
    AIATSIS Thesaurus language code and map grid reference: (S68) (Vic SJ55)

    For more information, refer to the AIATSIS Thesauri (see reference below).

    Detailed Information:
    According to the Victorian Government's 'West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority' website, "Gunai/Kurnai country extends east from the coast near Anderson's Inlet, up to Mount Baw Baw and across a large part of East Gippsland. Tribes of the Gunai/Kurnai include the Brataualung in South Gippsland, the Braiakaulung in Central Gippsland and the Tatungalung around the Gippsland Lakes. Kulin country extends westwards from Gunai/Kurnai country and includes the Bunurong in the southwest and the Wurundjeri in the hills to the north."

    Related Entries

  • Mount Hotham Airport Agreement - Signatory
  • Bryant Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Eastern Gas Pipeline Agreement
  • Gunai/Kurnai - Morning Star Regional Exploration and Mining Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) - Signatory
  • Mullett on behalf of the Gunai/Kurnai People v State of Victoria [2010] FCA 1144 (22 October 2010) - Native Title Claimant
  • Gunaikurnai Settlement Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • Gunaikurnai Land & Waters Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC

  • References

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


    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia)

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