13 Native American Baby Shower Gifts to Coo Over


Posted By Toyacoyah Brown August 21st, 2014 Blog


13 Native American Baby Shower Gifts to Coo Over

I don't know if it's just me, but 2014 seems to be the year of the baby. Every day I see a new baby announcement going out or cute baby photos to fawn over. So in honor of all the little ones I decided to gather up some of the most adorable baby items I've seen lately, Native-style of course!

13 Native American Baby Shower Gifts to Coo Over13 Native American Baby Shower Gifts to Coo Over



Every kid needs a teddy bear! These cute bears come from Pendleton. Shown above is the Yuji Patchwork and the Coyote Butte Luck Bear.

13 Native American Baby Shower Gifts to Coo Over

I think most of us in the family got the hand-me-down moccasins. But in case you don't have an auntie or grandma to make them for you, check out this wide variety of infant moccasins on Kitigan's website.

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Or if you'd rather go for a softer baby shoe check out these baby booties made from Pendleton Virgin Wool from Oregon Wool Traders. A variety of colors to choose from!

BathToys

Tired of the boring rubber ducky? Then make bath time more fun with this bath toy set from Salish Style. It comes with a Sea Lion, Frog, Duck and Beaver!

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Now that you're done with the bath it's time to dry off baby. How about getting them this Raven Sunburst hooded towel from Pendleton? My only wish is they had them in adult sizes! Hooded towels are also available in four other designs.

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It's never too early to start reading to your little ones. This sturdy Board Book Set from Salish Style will help out new parents at story time.

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One of our favorite clothing lines, N8V Couture, offers their popular Sitting Bull Star and Definitely Native t-shirt designs on onesies! The Definitely Native onesie also comes in red, grey or yellow.

BabyTie

This Etsy shop from SheLah Nanabah Designs has several cute baby items. First up is this adorable baby tie onesie with a Native print.

BabyBibs

Next are these washable baby bibs with 5 patterns to choose from. They're going to get messy, so they might as well look great doing it!

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When baby starts crying you need a fun distraction. Try out one of these cute plush puppets from Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre. Sixteen different animals to choose from! I'm partial to Mo the Moose.

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And last but not least, you'll need a card to go with your gift. Here's a lovely Kwakwaka'wakw design of baby feet. Cards can be found in the Love in Everything Etsy shop. Design is all blue, all pink or combo as shown above.

Hopefully you've gotten some ideas for what to get the next little one that comes into your life. Any thing to help out the new family is always appreciated, but of course nothing beats the gift of your presence. Doing the dishes or cooking a nice meal will never be turned down!



About Toyacoyah Brown

Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

Comments

19 thoughts on “13 Native American Baby Shower Gifts to Coo Over

    • Lisa Halfon says:

      I’m seeing an adorable bear along with that cute onsie, where is this at if I want to purchase it?

  1. Shannon J. Perkins says:

    The onesies and the bib are really cute. I agree that baby must have a teddy bear, but what if the mom-to-be don’t want a stuffed toy in her shower? It’s hard to pick a gift that the expectant would prefer. Well, this one is very helpful. Thanks.

  2. Cherylanne Savill says:

    How lovely these baby things are, thank you for posting I just love them. xxx

  3. Kirby Jones says:

    The bath toys, the board books and the puppets are all from the distributer Native Northwest in Vancouver and sold all over BC for sure. They also have lots of other kids items

  4. Moloko Nasos says:

    Hi!
    What beautiful items for kids!

    It is almost a work of art.

    I recommend to my friends.
    Thank you

  5. yolanda says:

    I’m looking for a pattern to make a Lakota cradle board…if you could direct mean to one is be moat grateful …your gift ideas are adorable …

  6. Well, after looking at all the beautiful baby items, you know how that saying goes, “I want a BABY”. LOL

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