In Australia, we have a rich collective of talented, Indigenous creatives making waves in their respective industries. These creatives specialise in services and experiences that are truly unique, while honouring their traditional customs, beliefs, and practices of their First Nations ancestors.
If you’re looking for an unforgettable wedding experience that celebrates Australias rich culture and honours the First Peoples of this land, then these top 8 Indigenous Australian Creatives should be at the top of your list for your Wedding Day vendors.
The Queen herself, Natarsha Bamblett of Queen Acknowledgements, shares from her journey of coming home to Country and how she creates safe places for others to deepen and strengthen their own knowledge through First Nations wisdom and connecting to self, culture and Country.
From facilitating Smoking Ceremonies, Acknowledgement of Country, Sacred Storytelling, and Contemporary Cultural Dance Performances, she is the perfect addition to your Elopement or Intimate Wedding to create a space full of warmth, and respect, while honouring the Traditional Custodians of the land you are marrying on.
Watch this space: Natarsha is currently working on becoming a registered Marriage Celebrant, so will soon be able to officiate your love story! I cannot wait to see Tarsh sprinkle her magic in this space. Get in touch with her today, to enquire about your Elopement or Intimate Wedding!
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Arly from The Love Warrior Celebrant is an experienced, All-Inclusive 🌈 Marriage Celebrant based on the Mid-North Coast NSW, and specialises in creating unique experiences for couples on their special day. She works closely with each couple to ensure every detail reflects their heritage and values while delivering heartful, engaging, and epic ceremonies!
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Three Little Birds is an Aboriginal owned and run business based in Brisbane, QLD. Koori man, Chris Jordan, specialises in creating one-of-a-kind Indigenous culinary experiences. Fusing native ingredients, ancient traditional knowledge with a contemporary and modern twist – you can be sure that every element on the plate will shine on their own, but truly sing in balanced harmony when paired together.
A Three Little Birds menu will open your palate, mind, and heart to the feast our land provides us, and take you and your guests on a journey that combines sustainably sourced proteins with spices and ingredients foraged on Country.
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Melbourne based designer, Lyn-Al Young, celebrates her connection to Culture, Country and Spirituality throughout all of her unique designs. You can feel the spirit of each piece, as she weaves her art of visual storytelling with hand-painted silks. She shares with Maison De Sabre “My work is about spiritual fashion, not just clothing the woman physically, but clothing them spiritually in dignity, peace and joy”.
Why not adorn yourself in a bespoke piece of art, for your special day?
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Celebrating your special day with the artistry of a First Nations makeup artist is a beautiful way to honour tradition, culture and history. Let Kaydees’ unique vision transform you into the radiant vision you’ve always imagined! Specialising in makeup looks for people of colour, you can trust that Kaydee has global shades and complexion products to suit any skin tone!
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At the helm of Haus of Dizzy, proud Wiradjuri woman Kristy Dickinson creates bold, playful, statement-making jewellery that celebrates and honours Indigenous culture—imbuing a sense of empowerment and joy within everybody who wears the designs.
Haus of Dizzy supports the operations of Young Aunties Haus by donating expertise, resources and time to create a range of programs and opportunities for First Nations women and LGBTQI+ mob.
So you’ll be sure to find a bold, statement piece to elevate your look, whilst also supporting a few worthy causes also!
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Blak Lens is an online Community, specifically for Indigenous Photographers and Videographers. This online Directory provides you with a plethora of established, emerging, and aspiring Blak talent across Australia.
If you’re looking for your love story to be shared through the lens of the World’s oldest continuous living culture in the world, you will be sure to find an artist here whose work resonates deeply with you!
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Briar Blooms is a 100% Aboriginal owned and operated business based from Caloundra in Queenslands Sunshine Coast. It is a First Nations Art & Homewares boutique with an aim at providing Australian-made products that supports Country and Culture.
You will be sure to find meaningful gifts for your guests, preserved floral arrangements for your tablescape, or a beautiful bouquet arrangement that you can safe-keep forever.
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Whether you’re looking to honour your own Indigenous heritage or looking to support First Nations businesses; these top 8 Indigenous Creatives will help you curate a unique, and memorable experience with memories that will last forever! Celebrating heritage through spiritual symbolism combined with modern elements makes any occasion unforgettable – so why wait? Get started today by exploring these amazing businesses dedicated to helping couples honour Culture and Country!
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In Australia, we have a rich collective of talented, Indigenous creatives making waves in their respective industries. These creatives specialise in services and experiences that are truly unique, while honouring their traditional customs, beliefs, and practices of their First Nations ancestors. If you’re looking for an unforgettable wedding experience that celebrates Australias rich culture and […]
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