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Yindjibarndi Ngurra Aboriginal Corporation

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Overview

The Yindjibarndi Ngurra Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC holds native title in trust for the Yindjibarndi people. The determination areas is location in the Pilbara region in north-western Western Australia and covers an area of 2,465.35km2. The area includes FMG’s multi-billion dollar Solomon Hub mine.

The native title rights and interests of the Yindjibarndi people were recognised in Yindjibarndi #1 on the 13th of November 2017.

The rights and interests recognised in the non-exclusive areas include rights to access, take and use resources, engage in ritual and ceremony and protect and care for sites and objects of significance. In the exclusive areas, the Yindjibarndi people have the right to possession, occupation, use and enjoyment to the exclusion of all others.

Managed by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)
AIATSIS acknowledges the funding support of the Native Title Branch of
the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C).