On behalf of the Arnold Bloch Leibler Indigenous Solidarity Network (AISN), welcome to your First Nations gift guide for 2023!
Each of the businesses listed below are First Nations owned. We encourage you to check out the amazing options below for your personal gifting, and to share with your professional and personal networks.
|Fashion and accessories
|Clothing the Gaps
|An Aboriginal social enterprise that sells a range of ally-friendly and mob-only clothes and accessories that are great for gifting to adults and children alike. Featuring new Blakmas range and gifts from $15.
|Haus of Dizzy
|Jewellery and other accessories.
|Gammin Threads sells chillwear and slogan merch, straight from the Kulin nation, and has an ally-friendly section.
|The Koorie Circle
|Jewellery, bags, wrapping paper, cards and books featuring beautiful original designs.
|Deadly Denim partners with First Nations artists, including individuals in correctional facilities and youth groups, to screen print designs on recycled denim. The pieces are used to create unique garments while also striving toward a circular fashion model.
|Welcome To Country
|Bags of all types, including tote bags, pouches, and purses, made from recycled plastic bottles, featuring Indigenous artwork.
|Ethical children’s wear label that is inspired by the Australian bush, desert and sea. Also features adult clothing and accessories.
|Aboriginal-owned soft furnishing and homewares, including cushions, wallpaper, home rugs, picnic rugs, and outdoor mats.
|Kulture Soap is an Indigenous owned and operated business founded by a proud Gumbaynggirr woman living on the mid north coast in New South Wales Australia. All products are handmade and infused with native Australian essential oils.
|Wurrumay Collective is a luxury home, bath and body products brand. Wurrumay Collective sells bath and shower products, hair care products, art and scrunchies, and other accessories. They also have bundles and hampers for gifting.
|Indigenous arts business with beautiful handmade baskets, jewellery, sculptures, and wall hangings.
|Beautiful handmade jewellery made on Yuggera Country, featuring natural textures and organic prints.
|Food and drink
|Indigenous-owned company that curates Australian native food experiences and sells various cooking products, including native cooking ingredients, teas, and cookbooks. Their First Nations Food Companion Starter Pack is a fantastic gift idea.
|Contemporary Australian First Nations art, including prints, and products featuring artworks on clothing, phone cases, and colouring books. Also features digital products such as phone background design sets!
|Indigenous artist Lowell Hunter creates sand art and uses drone photography to capture the scale of his works within breathtaking landscapes.
|Miimi & Jiinda
|These prints are high-quality reproductions of original artwork created by Melissa and Lauren in their home studio on Gumbaynggirr Country.
|High quality Indigenous art prints that look so real you'll need to take a second look. Each print tells its own story which can be framed and hung in your home to bring any room to life with culture and colour.
|Aboriginal owned and led, Magabala Books celebrates and nurtures the talent and diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices. They publish Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander authors, artists and illustrators from all over Australia, from children’s books to graphic novels to memoir and fiction.
|Our Dilly Bag
|Our Dilly Bag sells a range of books for kids and adults, from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander authors, illustrators and poets.
|Health and beauty
|Native Secrets uses essential oils from wild-harvested Australian natives and transform them into high-quality natural skincare products. They offer affordable gift packs.
|Female-founded and led business which manufactures sunscreen infused with sustainably and ethically sourced Indigenous botanicals.
Products on offer include rubs, moisturisers, soaps and lip balms.
Purchases support the social enterprise in its efforts to provide free bush medicine for Indigenous dialysis patients in remote parts of Australia.
|Pink Clay Mask - Dilkara
|Pink Clay Mask - Powdered and concentrated, in its original form, this is your new best friend. Made for guys and girls, this is the bees’ knees of clay masks.
Our Dilly Bag is an 100% Indigenous owned, women led, social enterprise focused on reconciliation between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous people.They provide short-lists of recommended goods, including periodic subscription options, entitling the subscriber to curated boxes delivered to fit with trending items, topics, or events of significance.
|Being a good guest
|Queensland beers that showcase the unique native ingredients that our amazing country has to offer. Every Jarrah Boy beer features native bush food ingredients, grown on Country by Indigenous farmers and harvesters.
|Henry St Brewhouse
|Brewed in Kensington, Henry St Brewhouse is a much-loved local craft brewery.
|Sobah offer a number of alternatives to alcohol, without compromising on flavour. Features native Australian flavours and offers gluten free varieties.
|Mt Yengo wines
|Mt Yengo offers a number of varietals, including reds, whites and sparkling. Stock up by purchasing directly from Mt Yengo so that you can bring a bottle to every gathering!
|Yarnn for a Cause
|Yarn’n is an Indigenous owned social enterprise that sells and delivered high quality toilet paper to your home. Plus, 50% of the profit from each Yarn’n roll goes straight to educating First Nations Children of Australia through our work with Yalari.
|Trading Blak is an online store that sells a large range of products from 100% Aboriginal owned and operated businesses.
|First Nations Gifts
First Nations Gifts focuses on gift-giving, and features hundreds of products ranging from wedding gifts to Valentine’s gifts to Christmas presents.
Features excellent shortlists of priced gifts from under $10 to under $150.
For more fantastic options, we also recommend looking at other First Nations gifting guides available, including:
- Trading Blak is an online store that sells products from 100% Aboriginal owned and operated businesses. It sells a range of food, apparel, homeware, art, greeting cards and more, and features ‘gifts under $50’ and ‘gifts under $20’ sections.
- Supply Nation's Festive Season Catalogue 2023 – The catalogue features a selection of Supply Nation’s certified Indigenous business (51% or more Indigenous owned, managed and controlled) that offer a variety of gifts.
- Welcome to Country Cultural Experiences Catalogue – Choose from over 200 Indigenous cultural experiences across Australia.
To find out more about the Arnold Bloch Leibler Indigenous Solidarity Network (AISN), click here.