Creative Indigenious-Owned Businesses That We Love

The unlawful death of George Floyd has sparked long overdue conversations about the injustices faced by black and Indigenous communities. In the fight for change, many people are looking to show their support by getting behind black and Indigenous-owned Australian businesses during this time. If you are unsure of which businesses you can support, keep scrolling to see some amazing Indigenous businesses that offer creative products and services in Australia.

Damn Gina

At Damn Gina, you can find high-quality silk accessories that will help keep your curly to wavy hair looking healthy and bouncy, while reducing frizz. They have hair turbans, silk lined caps, eye masks, scrunchies, pillowcases and more.

Haus Of Dizzy

Kristy Dickinson, the creator of Haus of Dizzy, has been making beautiful jewellery for over 20 years. If you love bold, eye catching jewelry, then Haus of Dizzy is the place to go!

Gilimbaa

Gilimbaa is a creative agency specialising in Indigenous communication through education and innovative collaborations. Co-founded by Waka man, David Williams, they have created artwork for companies like Qantas, Kmart, Australia Post and more.

Ascension Magazine

Ascension Magazine is Australia’s first Indigenous women’s lifestyle magazine. They are not afraid to speak the truth and seek to inspire Indigenous women to be fearless.

Indij Design

Established in 2011, Indij Design is a 100% Aboriginal-owned and operated architecture and interior design practice. Hailing from Queensland, their team have worked on a range of products and design projects that aim to bring people and design together.

Barefoot Wandering Photography

Marley Morgan, the owner of Wandering Barefoot Photography, takes beautiful photos that display her connection to the country and Indigenous culture. If you are looking for someone to help you document special moments in your life with authenticity, look no further than Barefoot Wandering Photography.

Kirrikin

Kirrikin produces luxury clothing and accessories that feature the amazing artwork of Indigenous Australian artists. We love the idea of wearing beautiful Aboriginal designs.

Palawa Kipli

Palawa Kipli is a local Tasmanian catering company that specialises in sustainable, Aboriginal inspired food, including insects in their menu! Their Indigenous name means “Tasmanian Aborigine food” in the local Indigenous language.

Litiyalla

Litiyalla is another Aboriginal-owned business that creates handmade and hand painted earrings. Check out their Instagram feed to see some of the beautiful artwork on their earrings!

These are some great examples of local businesses doing cultural and creative work. We are big fans of the output that these proud Indigenous Australians are producing. If you have a creative business idea feel free to get in touch with us. We welcome partnerships with business owners from all cultures and backgrounds.