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Yolngu Traditional Owners

Category: People
Sub Category:Traditional Owner Group (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act)
Location:Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Wana Watanu Yolngu
  • Summary Information:
    Yolngu Traditional Owners are Aboriginal Traditional Owners, in particular those members of clans with an interest in the area of land covered by the Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area (IPA). The clans that have special responsibility for the IPA land, either as Traditional Aboriginal Owners or as groups with acknowledged interests and management responsibilities are listed in the Dhimurru Section 73 Agreement as the following: Bararrngu, Datiwuy, Dhalwangu, Dhapuyngu, Dhudi-Djapu, Djambarrpuyngu, Djapu, Galpu, Golpa, Golumala, Gumatj, Lamami, Madarrpa, Manggalili, Marrakulu, Marrangu, Munyuku, Ngaymil, Rirratjingu, Wangurri, and Warramiri.

    Related Entries

  • Dhimurru Section 73 Agreement
  • The Dhimurru 'Sea Country Plan' Shared Responsibility Agreement (SRA)
  • Rio Tinto Alcan Gove Traditional Owners Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Dhimurru Land Management Aboriginal Corporation
  • Event
  • Dhimurru Land Management Aboriginal Corporation Indigenous Protected Area Management Plan
  • Yirrkala Bark Petitions
  • Place
  • Dhimurru Indigenous Protected Area
  • Case Law
  • Gawirrin Gumana v Northern Territory of Australia (No. 2) [2005] FCA 50 - Native Title Claimant
  • Northern Territory of Australia & Anor v Arnhem Land Aboriginal Land Trust & Ors (2008) HCA 29 (Blue Mud Bay Case) - Respondent

  • References

    General Reference
    Yolngu People of Ramingining (8 September 2008) Twelve Canoes Website


    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Traditional Owner Group (Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act 1976 (Cth)) (Australia)

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