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Mualgal People

Category: People
Sub Category:Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
Place:Moa Island, Torres Strait
State/Country:Queensland, Australia
Summary Information:
The Mualgal People are a traditional owner group from the Torres Strait Islands. They are desribed as having descended from one or more of the following apical ancestors: Samukie and Tuku, Babun, Kupad, Goba, Maga, Kanai, Kulka, Anu Namai, Maiamaia, Gai, Nakau, Iaka/Aiaka and Dadu, Waina and Jack Moa and Koia. Also included are those Torres Strait Islanders adopted by the Mualgal People according to traditional law or custom.

Related Entries

  • Manas v State of Queensland [2006] FCA 413
  • Nona and Manas v State of Queensland [2006] FCA 412
  • Mualgal People v State of Queensland [1999] FCA 157 (12 February 1999) - Native Title Claimant
  • Telstra and Moa Island Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Organisation
  • Mualgal (Torres Strait Islanders) Corporation
  • People
  • Victor Nona and John Manas on their own behalf and on behalf of the Badualgal and Mualgal People
  • John Manas on his own behalf and on behalf of the Mualgal People

  • Glossary

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Australia) | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act 1993 (Cth)) (Australia)

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