The two-day was meeting held in Carnarvon at Gwoonwardu Mia – Gascoyne Aboriginal Heritage and Cultural Centre on 13 and 14 October. The event brought Aboriginal people together from across the Mid West, Gascoyne, and Murchison to discuss the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2021 and the importance of language preservation.Read More
The On-Country Bush Meeting at Yule River took place on August 25 and 26 which saw hundreds of Traditional Owners from across the Pilbara come together to discuss critical issues affecting their communities. This year the focus was on amendments to the Aboriginal Heritage Act and stronger heritage and language protection. A unanimous decision was reached to reject proposed amendments to the Act based on a lack of consultation.Read More
Each year the Nyangumarta rangers produce a ‘performance story’ to show the progress made during the year. The story can use any type of media, provided it describes the achievements, and sometimes the challenges, of the reporting period. For 2019, the rangers have chosen to produce a short video about their activities. It also includes reflections from Elders and shows the growth of the Nyangumarta Indigenous Protected Area and Ranger program.Read More
The Federal Court of Australia formally recognised the rights of the Yinggarda, Baiyungu and Thalanyji people as the native title holders over a combined determination area of 71,354 square kilometres, on 17 December 2019. It has taken two decades of perseverance and commitment by the Yinggarda, Baiyungu and Thalanyji people to reach today’s determination. The journey to this milestone began 22 years ago, when the first initial claim for people who form the Gnulli claim was lodged on 14 April, 1997.Read More
In a highly anticipated on-Country Federal Court hearing on 7 February 2020 the people who form the Yamatji Nation Claim celebrated their native title determination, and the signing of a landmark Indigenous Land Use Agreement (ILUA) with the State Government of Western Australia.Read More
On 7 and 8 October 2019 a Yamatji Nation Claim Meeting was held as part of the Yamatji Nation Southern Regional Agreement negotiations.Read More
The Federal Court of Australia has formally recognised the rights of the Yinggarda, Baiyungu and Thalanyji people as the native title holders over a combined determination area of 71,354 square kilometres.Read More
Country is our mother, the provider and keeper of cultural belongings. Country and Culture go together. You can’t have one without the other.
Yamatji Marlpa Aboriginal Corporation respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners and custodians throughout Western Australia, and on whose Country we work. We acknowledge and respect their deep connection to their lands and waterways.
We honour and pay respect to Elders, and to their ancestors who survived and cared for Country.
Our offices are located on Whadjuk Country, Southern Yamatji Country, Yinggarda Country, Kariyarra Country, and Yawuru Country. We recognise the continuing culture, traditions, stories and living cultures on these lands and commit to building a brighter future together.
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