Gift Guide for Travelers on the Pow Wow Trail and Beyond

Gift Guide for Travelers on the Pow Wow Trail and Beyond

We know a lot of you travel down that long pow wow trail each year. That’s why we created a gift list, especially for the road warriors.

These items are sure to make any journey a bit more comfortable, no matter where the road takes you.

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SILVER BARK TRAVEL THROW SET from Pendleton – $79.00

Sleep in style with this lightweight throw and matching eye mask. Throw measures 40″ x 60″ and both blanket and mask easily slip into the accompanying zippered pouch. Just slide into your purse or travel bag for a cozy nap anytime, anyplace.

The Original Inflatable Solar Light by MPOWERD on Amazon – $19.95

I own one of these and it’s come in handy multiple times, whether it’s for a camping trip or helping see what’s around those scary port-a-potties!

Just set the inflatable lantern in direct sunlight for 7 hours and you’ll have a bright light you can use for up to 24 hours. The lantern comes with 10 cool white LEDs and up to 75 lumens. You can also adjust the light settings to low, medium, high, and 1-second flashing.

Super lightweight too!

DoubleNest Hammock from Eagles Nest Outfitters – $69.95

Now here’s how to take a nap in style. This hammock is spacious enough for not one, but two people. The kids will love it too! Sets up in seconds flat.

The DoubleNest easily fits into included compression sack for easy travel and storage.

Rightline Gear Truck Tent at Amazon – $179.95

Instead of sleeping on the cold, wet ground, why not sleep right in the bed of your truck?

Floorless design means you can set up without moving your gear around. Just add your own air mattress and you’re set for the night. Sold at multiple retailers, but we found this one at Amazon.

Make sure you choose the right tent length for your vehicle.

16″ HARDING ROLLING TOTE from Pendleton – $200.00

You’ll have no problem finding your suitcase at the airport! This structured rolling tote has dual spinner wheels and retractable aluminum handle for easy transport in and around the airport. Multiple interior pockets to pack all your goodies, including a clear zippered pouch. Measures 13″W x 16″H x 8″D.

Check out for more styles and sizes!

ANCESTOR'S BRACELET Travel Tumbler from Salish Style – $20.00

This stylish tumbler is ready for any road trip! This 17 oz. stainless steel tumbler keeps drinks hot or cold. Design is by artist Dylan Thomas (Lyackson, Coast Salish). Remember, special offer for fans!

Use code POWWOWS20 to enjoy 20% off sitewide.

Wacaco Minipresso GR at Amazon – $49.90

Now that you have a cool mug to drink out of, you need something tasty to put in it. With this handheld espresso machine, you can have a hot drink in seconds! Just add ground coffee to the filter, hot water to the tank, and press your way to a bold cup of coffee.

Great for anyone that needs a pick me up in the morning!

Kelsyus Original Canopy Chair with Bug Guard on Amazon – $68.56

Love being outdoors but hate the bugs?

Keep mosquitoes and other annoying insects at bay with this covered camping chair. The canopy-to-ground bug net features a front zipper closure so you can easily go in and out, with weights at the bottom to keep it in place. The patented canopy also transforms into the carry bag! Provides 50+ UPF sun protection. A generous cup holder is also included in the armrest.

Trekology Portable Aluminum Camping Table at Amazon – $29.99 – $45.99

This lightweight table is sure to come in handy for any situation. The aluminum table top is waterproof, weather-resistant, and easy to wipe clean. No tools required! Folds into the included carry bag.

Cards for Decolonization at Trickster Company- $ 38.50

Being on the road can definitely be a chore. Why not lighten the mood with this fun game! An indigenous take on a popular card game, Cards Against Colonialism is sure to make you and your friends laugh as you draw cards and try and create clever phrases. As the creator of the game has said, “Our ability to laugh at ourselves is what I think got us this far. Our ability to adapt, and our ability to survive, is largely credited to that humor.”

Anker PowerCore 20100mAh Power Charger at Amazon – $49.99

I know I shared this one before, but it really comes in handy when you’re not anywhere near an electrical outlet! Can charge the iPhone 7 almost seven times, the Galaxy S6 five times or the iPad mini 4 twice. Anker PowerCore 20100 Portable Charger comes with a Micro USB cable, travel pouch, and an 18-month warranty. Lightning cable for iPhone / iPad not included.

Dog Bowl Water Bottle at Uncommon Goods – $15.00

Traveling with your rez dog?

This water bottle keeps your canine companion well hydrated on the go. Just squeeze the bottle, and the attached dish fills up for easy drinking. No more dumping out water into a dish that they might not use right away. Excess water drains right back into the bottle to minimize waste. And if your dog is riding shotgun, the bottle fits any standard car cup holder for easy one-handed use.

I hope you all found something new and useful for the traveler in your life! Just click on the bold caption/link below each image to be taken to each individual website to purchase.


Safe travels and happy holidays!


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Last Updated on December 12, 2023 by Paul G

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 readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.

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