Best 2022 Native American Holiday Gift Ideas | Apparel

With so many gift ideas from which to choose and so many categories, it can be overwhelming to settle on just a few. That said, it's hard to go wrong with some well-made, stylish Native clothing. 

Scroll on for recommendations from sustainable indigenous fashion lines and ethical Native clothing brands that sell all just the threads you might be eyeing for your loved one's wardrobe.

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Best Native American Clothing Gift Ideas 

8th Gen scarf

8th Gen Tribute Scarf – $120

Navajo weavers are known the world over for their elite skills, meticulous work, and quality designs. The tradition behind their woven creations dates back millennia. In his Tribute Scarf, Diné (Navajo) artist Jared Yazzie fuses the traditional weaving practiced by his grandmothers with modern artistic sensibilities. It's a perfect medley of the past and the present, and it's something your loved ones will cherish for years to come.

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“You Are On Native Land” Ribbed Beanie From Urban Native Era – $34.99

The onset of the holiday season also means it's getting too cold for comfort. That is, unless you have the right headwear to keep you warm. This “You Are On Native Land” beanie from Urban Native Era is bold yet simple and cozy. It's unisex and available in five different colors. Urban Native Era (UNE) is working to raise awareness about indigenous issues, but they're also eager to show the diversity that exists within indigenous nations across the world. After all, there are 574 federally recognized tribes in the country. 

I Am Anishinaabe - Native American Owned

I Am Anishinaabe Forest Green Woodland Wraparound Scarf – $125

This 36″ x 54″ delicate scarf is lightweight and translucent but it'll still make a statment. Delina White (Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe) a Native apparel designer, jewelry maker and beadwork artist personally handmakes everything you'll find on I Am Anishinaabe. Browse some of her Haute Couture styles, t-shirts, totes, jewelry, and more. 



Mukluka

Manitobah Waterproof Snowy Owl Mukluks – $275 CAD

What is a mukluk? It's one of the original winter boots of Canada, known by generations as the warmest winter boot in the world. Manitobah's Snowy Owl mukluk boots were crafted with three layers of waterproof sealant, rich waterproof leather and suede and a full sheepskin footbed that keeps you dry and cozy all day. This mukluk's beadwork was done by Swampy Cree artist Rosary Spence and the sole design was crafted by Cree artist Heather Endall.

OIT Joggers

OIT Jogger (Heather Grey) – $34.95

These cotton-polyester blended pre-shrunk fleece joggers feature the OIT logo on the upper thigh so you'll be able to rep your indigenous roots, without having to sacrifice the comfort of an elastic waistband. Our Indigenous Traditions was founded by Yendi and Johnny Nieto. They offer a variety of Native threads: leggings, joggers, dresses, throw overs, tees, hoodies, tanks, masks, stockings, headbands, and more. 

mocassin

Silver Moccasin Hooded Fashion Wrap – $80

This 100% acrylic hooded fashion wrap is one-size-fits-all. This beautiful woven cape was designed by Canadian Indigenous artists. Silver Mocassin is owned by Constance Boyd (Ojibway, French and Irish descent). The Silver Moccasin's fashion wraps are among its most beautiful products in store. They should be on your short list for Native American clothing brands.

Native Clothing

Powwows.com Skoden Long Sleeve Shirt – $22.99

Rep this “Skoden” shirt. Natives, if you know, you know. If you like this design, check out the other items on the Powwows.com online merchandise store, Pow Wow Nation Shop. Scope it out for original designs on everything from shirts, sweaters, totes, stickers, tumblers, and so much more. 

pow wow blanket native gifts

Boy Chief Trading Co. Native Wool Pow Wow Blanket – $389

Boy Chief Trading Company makes some of the most stunning blankets you'll find anywhere. This Pow Wow blanket is 82% wool and 18% cotton with suede edging. According to Boy Chief's website, the colors used in its designs represent the various clays and sagebrush used in Blackfoot societies and spiritual ceremonies. The geometric symbolism, meanwhile, tells a story of “life, death, rebirth and the power of the creator over us all.”

TPMOCS Fire Walker Mocassin – $74

Got a young one at home? Don't leave them out! Get them some fresh Native threads too! The TPMOCS Fire Walker is inspired by traditional Native American moccasins, which are made of soft leather stitched together with sinew. Each pair is cut, sewn and branded by Native American artisans to ensure maximum comfort and durability. If that didn't win you over, TPMOCS also works to address poverty in indigenous communities. Through Tribe by Tribe, they're working to expand employment opportunities and resources to Native American households in need.


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Last Updated on November 10, 2022 by Paul G


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