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Kooma People

Category: People
Sub Category:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander | Native Title Holders (Native Title Act)
Place:
State/Country:Queensland , Australia
Alternative Names:
  • Guwamu
  • Summary Information:

    AIATSIS Thesaurus language code and map grid reference (D33) (Qld SH55-03).

    The Kooma People are those Aboriginal people who are descended from one or more of the following people:
    - Maggie of Bendena;
    - Kitty of Bollon;
    - Sarah of Fernlee;
    - Mary Button of Murra Murra;
    - Susan Mitchen;
    - Annie Murray;
    - Julia Powell; or
    - Lucy Sheridan.

    The Kooma People's native title rights and interests were recognised by consent in the Federal Court of Australia (FCA) proceeding Weatherall on behalf of the Kooma People #4 Part A v State of Queensland [2014] FCA 662 (FCA File No.: QUD504/2011; NNTT File No.: QCD2014/012).


    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Bollon Township Land Exchange Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA)
  • Weatherall on behalf of the Kooma People #4 Part A v State of Queensland [2014] FCA 662

  • References

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

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