By Tita Smith For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 05:20 BST, 8 September 2020 | Updated: 05:20 BST, 8 September 2020
A white woman has landed herself in hot water with indigenous advocates after buying a didgeridoo for her partner for Father's Day.
Social media influencer Sarah Stevenson, known by her one million followers as Sarah's Day, gave her partner Kurt Tilse the wind instrument as a gift from their one-year-old son Fox on Sunday.
The father shared a photo on Instagram of him playing the didgeridoo, also known as the Yadaki by some Aboriginal communities, for his son at their Sydney home.
'Thanks mate, such a great Fathers Day gift! What a special gift rich with so much culture,' Tilse wrote.
'I would also like to take this opportunity to acknowledge the Dharawal speaking people who are the Traditional Custodians of the Sutherland Shire.'
Social media influencer Sarah Stevenson (pictured) has copped backlash after buying her partner a yadaki, another term for didgeridoo, for her partner for father's day
But the post caught the attention of Indigenous advocates and followers who accused the couple of cultural appropriation, decrying the gift as 'inappropriate and disrespectful'.
'I wish this was a picture of you reading an Indigenous children’s book to your son. So many ways to appreciate First Nation’s culture that isn’t appropriation,' one woman wrote.
Another added:'So disappointing.'
Sharing the image on their Instagram page, educational Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander group @blakbusiness slammed the pair for purchasing the Yadaki from a non-Indigenous seller.
'Non-Indigenous people owning or profiting from our culture is