It's that time of year again where the kids are getting out of school, the weather is warming up, and the summer pow wow trail is starting to heat up.
That also means Father's Day is just around the corner on June 17th, and you don't want to show up empty-handed on his special day! So if you need some quick ideas on how to show your sincere gratitude for dear old Dad, or any other father figure in your life, I've rounded up a list of gifts he's sure to enjoy.
Help Dad show off his Native pride with this awesome design. The “Native Strong Ball Cap” represents the reawakening of Native People throughout Indian Country who are standing up in unity, to protect and preserve our Native Culture, Sovereignty, Sacred Sites, rivers, oceans, air, lands and all living things. Made from 64% Acrylic / 16% Wool / 13% Polyester / 7% Cotton with a rear snap closure. One size fits most!
Another fun shirt from The NTVS, showing off the OG footwear, moccasins! Sure to get Dad some head nods from the crowd.
For the dapper working dad who deserves something a little special for his work suits! This silk bow tie comes with an adjustable strap and hook clasp. One of kind design from couture brand ACONAV. Check out their website for more styles and colors!
Here's something that will have Dad looking super stylish at the pow wow! This gorgeous sterling silver and turquoise buckle was handcrafted by Emily Alonzo (Navajo). Measures 3” long x 2.5” wide and fits a 1-1/2” belt.
If you really want to treat Dad something to cool and unique, check out this inlay watch band. Features a colorful design made out of spiny oyster, turquoise, and howlite and set in a sterling silver setting. The watch band measures 1 inch wide and is adjustable. If this sells out, make sure you check out Kotah Bear's other amazing offerings!
TURQUOISE CUFFLINKS – $165.00 from Beyond Buckskin
Also another fun option to help dress up for work or a night out on the town. These Santo Domingo cufflinks feature turquoise, shell, and coral. The large and thick inlay studs measure .75″ wide and are inlaid in sterling silver.
This fragrance is inspired by the Quw'utsun' Tzinquaw story. Top notes of Bay Leaf and Fir Needle mingle with Cedarwood & crisp Bergamot to reveal a warm Tobacco base. A fresh and clean aroma for both men & women. It's also phthalate, paraben, and sls free!
Help protect Dad's fancy phone in this cool phone wallet with a Native design! Made from an environmentally-friendly, animal-safe, leather-like material. Comes with RFID protection material built in.
And PowWows.com has their shirts on sale right now!
I hope this gift guide has been helpful!
And if you can’t get it in time for Father’s Day, there are plenty of other reasons to give a gift. Try and keep these businesses in mind throughout the year as a lot of them are Native-owned! Just click on the bold links below each photo to be taken to the website to purchase.
Happy Father’s Day!
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