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Injinoo was the first settlement in the Cape York Peninsula and is located at the mouth of Cowal Creek (the name given to Injinoo by the Government) at the tip of Cape York in the north of Queensland in an area commonly referred to as the Northern Peninsula Area or NPA.

Home to a population of 474 people with 454 identifying as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, the traditional lands of the Injinoo Community extend from the Skardon River on the West Coast, and Captain Billy's Landing on the East Coast up to Pajinka at the top of Cape York.

The Injinoo people comprise five major tribal groupings: Anggamuthi (Seven Rivers-western), Atambaya (McDonell), Wuthathi (Whites and-south eastern), Yadhaykenu (Cairn Cross - eastern) and Gudang (Red Island, Somerset-northern) peoples.

Injinoo

Old church, Injinoo

Injinoo was originally an Aboriginal settlement which later became an Anglican mission