Aboriginal Business Register

Our Aboriginal Business Register connects you with Kaurna people who provide a Welcome to Country, workshops, tours and other cultural services.

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Frank Wangutya Wanganeen
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Frank Wangutya Wanganeen is a Kaurna / Nurungga Man who was raised on Point Pearce Mission on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia.

He is passionate about Reconciliation and has been on involved in various committees that deal with Reconciliation. He has been on the Adelaide City Council Reconciliation Committee, Campbelltown Reconciliation Committee, and Salisbury RAP Committee Aboriginal Heritage, Native Title, social justice and the revival of the Kaurna Language.

Frank also conducts Kaurna cultural tours in the Adelaide CBD and surrounding areas where he creates awareness regarding Kaurna Cultural Heritage and raises the awareness about Aboriginal issues. Frank is the 2017 recipient of the Premier`s NAIDOC Award which he received for his contribution and ongoing work in the area of the revival of the Kaurna Language, Aboriginal Heritage, Native Title, and community engagement.

Mickey Kumatpi Marrutya O`Brien
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Mickey Kumatpi Marrutya O`Brien is a Senior Aboriginal Man, a descendant of the Kaurna (Adelaide Plains) and Narrunga (Yorke Peninsula) peoples.

He has been sharing cultural engagement for a number of years; a role handed to Michael by his Father, Uncle Lewis Yerla Burka O’Brien. It is a position he honours and respects greatly.

Mickey enjoys sharing Cultural Knowledge and providing Welcome to Country, with people, not at people and enjoys opportunities to support the Aboriginal community. Travelling across Australia, living and working in a number of Aboriginal communities, Mickey has delivered programs, sat on boards and advisory panels.

He is a recipient of the Rotary Club Courtesy Award, for community involvement working with youth. He is also an Australia Day Service Award recipient, and is a foster parent of 16 years to 3 beautiful children.

Kuma Kaaru – Jack Kanya Buckskin
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Jack Kanya Buckskin is a Kaurna man born in Adelaide, who is a trailblazer for the reclamation and revitalisation of the Kaurna language.

Jack founded the Adelaide based Kuma Kaaru Cultural Services which works to educate and share culture through song, dance and workshops.

YELLAKA – Karl "Winda" Telfer
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Karl `Winda` Telfer – Senior Kaurna

Custodian of Ceremony Senior Custodian of the Tjirbruki Peace Lore Fire – Dreaming Track

Mullawirra/Kudnarto/Wari – Tribal clans

Williams Family Clan of the Kaurna Nation

Greetings to Country

  • Cultural Ceremony - Cleansing and Smoking ceremonies
  • YELLAKA - `Old Wisdom - New Ways` Cultural Dance Group
  • Cultural Education Programs/Lectures
  • Cultural Ways of Understanding awareness workshops - `Ways of Understanding`
  • Cultural Tours - Adelaide Plains - Coastal/River country to Tarndanyangga (Adelaide CBD)
  • Tjirbruki Dreaming Track - Story and cultural sharing/songlines
  • Cultural Mapping Research
  • Integrated Cultural Designer
  • Cultural Producer/Cultural projection and Animation
  • Visual Artist
  • Yidaki (didgeridoo)
  • Language Activism

Karl has been practising culture on his country for 25 years and holds extensive knowledge of his country/culture/history and story.


Ngangki Warra – Taylor Power
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Ngangki Warra is a female led Kaurna women’s cultural group that aims to amplify women’s voices.


Deadly Mob – Karl Tamaru Smith
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Cultural Tourism providing education on Kaurna: the people, the history, the art, the spiritual connection.


Kaurna Yerta Aboriginal Corporation
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The Kaurna Yerta Aboriginal Corporation RNTBC acts as agent for the native title rights and interests of the Kaurna people.

Southern Cultural Immersion
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Southern Cultural Immersion was started by Corey Turner in 2019. They strive to promote and nurture Reconciliation and cultural respect towards First Nations people.

Kumarninthi Becoming One
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Aboriginal Cultural Education company delivering Culture and History through immersion.

  • Welcome to Country / Smoking Ceremony
  • Cultural Tours (Adelaide Botanical Gardens & SA Museum)
  • Aboriginal Silk Painting workshops
  • Mini Canvas Painting Workshops (Primary Schools Only)
  • In Person Educational sessions (Primary/Secondary Schools Only)
  • Online Educational Learning Platform (For Individuals, Schools, Business & Organisations)