David Miller was born the traditional way out in the bush, east of Kalka, South Australia. His date of birth is not confirmed, but would be around 1951. His parents first took him to Pukatja (Ernabella), later he grew up in Curtin Springs and became a farm hand as a young adult. He worked on Curtin Springs Station until he moved to Orinda Community and later to Manguna Community in the Northern Territory.
east of Kalka