Lightning on behalf of the Nywaigi People

Category: People
Sub Category:Native Title Applicant
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Subject Matter:Native Title
Summary Information:

The applicants in the native title determination Lightning on behalf of the Nywaigai People v State of Queensland [2018] FCA 493, are:

  • Roberta Lightning,
  • John Anderson,
  • Gerald Berry,
  • Victor Bligh,
  • Victor Cassady,
  • Bernice Dwyer,
  • Phil Rist,
  • Vanessa Oui,
  • Billie and Jennie, whose known child is Rosie Addo, whose known child is Nellie/ Clara Cassidy/ Clara Quetta, whose known child is Ernest Addo Snr;
  • Rosie Tootoolie, whose known children are Jack and Charlie Addo;
  • Dora, whose known child is Emily King, whose children are Tommy Anderson Jnr, Frank Anderson Snr and Ellen Anderson;
  • Tooya, whose known children are Amy Bligh; Kitchener Bligh, Reginals Bligh Snr/Roberts and Warren Bligh;
  • Billy and Jennie, whose known child is Rosie, whose known child is Billy Cassady;
  • Rosie Halifax, whose known children are Thomas Curley Snr and Peter Wallace;
  • Heron and Alice, whose known child is Rosie Dennis, whose known children are Roy Heron, Jimmy Dennis, Henry Dennis Snr, Evelyn Dennis and Alexander Dennis;
  • Mungi, whose known child is Paddy Payne;
  • Charlie Lewis Snr/Henry and Rosie Lewis/Mingabi, whose known children are Daphne Lewis/Roach, Joan Lewis Tiers, Freddie Lewis and Charlie Lewis Jnr;
  • Dyilni, whose known child is Mary/Dyinbayi, whose known child is Willie Seaton Snr/'Bunurra';
  • Tommy roach and Nora, Whose known children are Peter Roach and Jack Roach/Wargurdal (and old 'Nywaigi King');
  • Billy Erin and Jeannie whose known children are Long Erin/Long Heron, Charlie Roberts/Lambert, Bob Roberts/Robert Ingham, Rosie Roberts and Louisa Roberts;
  • Jimmy Kerr and Annie, whose known child is Tippo Ingham;
  • Brothers Maturra, Nitoo (aka Ditchurogoo), Gilman (aka Tommy Landerson), or Dilgorru (aka King Bill);
  • Elizabeth Bellyarre/Lizzie Balyarri, whose parents are Billy and Kitty.

Related Entries

  • Lightning on behalf of the Nywaigi People v State of Queensland [2018] FCA 493 - Native Title Applicant
  • Organisation
  • Warga Badda Nywaigi Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC - Native Title Applicant