Shop Native This Holiday Season
If you’re looking for distinctive gifts for the holiday season and beyond, you’ll find a treasure trove of unique and hand-crafted items from Native artisans, both independently and at tribally owned museums and cultural centers around the country.

Below are just a few of of our favorite items on sale now. (Please note, because many of these items are one-of-a-kind, AIANTA makes no promise they’ll still be available when you’re ready to shop. But feel free to click the links below each item to search all these online stores at your leisure.)

Independent Artisans

The artisans listed below partnered with AIANTA during our 21st annual Amrican Indian Tourism Conference. If you’d like to be featured on this page, please reach out to sbowman@aianta.org to be included in our outreach for next year’s conference.

Blue Dot Beadwork

Native American | Czech Seed Beads | Swarovski Crystal
Handmade item, crafted from glass, is 4.5 inches long. ($40)

Blue Dot Beadwork
Cynthia Masterson (Comanche)
Ballard (Seattle), Washington
www.bluedotbeadwork.com

MoonHawkArt

Indian Paintbrush Flowers on a Decorative Tile
Oklahoma native wildflowers, sublimated onto a decorative tile with a dark blue background,
 
 
MoonHawkArt
John & MaryBeth Timothy (Muscogee/Cherokee)
Muscogee, Oklahoma

Prudy Correa

Storyteller with Boy and Two Girls
Storyteller is made with natural earth clay and paints.
4″ x 2″ — $245

 
Prudy Correa
(Pueblo of Acoma)
Acomita, New Mexico

Native Food Products

Bedré Fine Chocolates

Country Plaid Holiday Basket
This country-style wicker basket filled with the best of Bedré’s celebrated hand-crafted chocolates includes Milk Chocolate Crisps, Dark Chocolate Crisps, White Fudge Corn Twists, Milk Chocolate Caramel Pecan Sensations, Chocolate-covered Espresso Beans and more.  ($67.99)

Bedré’s Fine Chocolates
(Chickasaw Nation)
Davis, Oklahoma
bedrechocolates.com

Bow & Arrow Brand

Bow & Arrow Brand Gift Mug
Includes 2 gift bags of non-GMO cornmeal in your choice of white, yellow, or blue as well as a spatula and a delicious recipes.

Bow & Arrow Brand
(Ute Mountain Ute Tribe)
Towaco, Colorado
bowandarrowbrand.com

The Cooking Post

Four Corn Pack
Mix and match any four 1lb. Tamaya blue corn products: Blue Corn Muffin and Cornbread Mix, roasted Blue Corn Meal, Blue Corn Meal, Blue Corn Pancake Mix, or Parched Corn. ($40)

The Cooking Post
(Santa Ana Pueblo)
Bernalillo, New Mexico
cookingpost.com

Ioway Bee Farm

Large Gift Basket
This large gift basket of honey products includes Honey Sticks, Lotion Bar, Lip Balm, Beeswax candles, Honey Bears and Creamed Honey. ($50)

Ioway Bee Farm
(Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska)
White Cloud, Kansas
iowaybeefarm.com

Passamaquoddy Maple Syrup

Gnome-Shaped Maple Syrup
Passamaquoddy Maple’s pure Maine Maple Syrup packaged in a 200 ML gnome shaped glass bottle.  Limited supply. ($14.95)

Passamaquoddy Maple Syrup
(Passamaquoddy Tribe)
Jackman, Maine
passamaquoddymaple.com

Séka Hills

Séka Hills Sampler
This sampler pack includes 100ml bottles of Séka Hills Estate Frantoio, Arbequina and Picual Extra Virgin Olive Oils, paired with Elderberry, Fig and Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegars. ($35)

Séka Hills
(Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation)
Brooks, California
sekahills.com

Tanka

Tanka Healthy Family Gift Basket
The Tanka Healthy Family Gift Basket is the perfect choice for people with discriminating taste. Made from tart-sweet cranberries and American Bison, Tanka products are gluten-free, hormone-free, and low-fat. ($49.99)

Tanka
(Lakota, Shawnee, Delaware)
Kyle, South Dakota
tankabar.com

White Earth Wild Rice

Large Birch Bark Winnowing Tray
This decorative, hand-crafted large winnowing tray was made by a local artist and is made with birch bark and basswood root. Be sure to order some wild rice, honey and maple sure as well to customize your gift basket creation. ($26)

White Earth Wild Rice 
(White Earth Nation)
White Earth, Minnesota
realwildrice.com

Wahpepah’s Kitchen

Blueberry Hibiscus Elderberry Bar
Made with blueberries, hibiscus, elderberry, maple, chia, sea salt, almonds, pumpkin seeds, cranberry and mores. 3 bars per box. ($20)

Chef Crystal Wahpepah/Wahpehpah’s Kitchen
(Kickapoo Nation)
Oakland, California
wahpepahskitchen.com

Museums & Cultural Centers

Ah-Tah-Thi Ki Museum Store

Alligator Wrestler Ornament

This glittery ‘gator wrestler and his crusty friend join a host of exclusive ornaments from the Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Store. A great gift for fans of alligators or wrestling, this is a wonderful addition for your Christmas tree. Made in the U.S.A. $38

 

Ah-Tah-Thi Ki Museum Store
(Seminole Tribe of Florida)
Clewiston, Florida
Alutiiq Museum Store

Petroglyph Blanket "Family Reunion"

The Alutiiq Museum has debuted three new blankets featuring a similar petroglyph pattern drawn from the museum logo. The pattern celebrates a family reunion after a long separation and all blankets have the color scheme of black, white, and red – traditional colors of the Alutiiq people.  The woven blanket is available as a lap blanket (37″ X 52″) while the fleece blanket is available as either a baby blanket (30″ X 40″) or as a throw blanket (50″ X 60″). From $55.
 
Alutiiq Museum Store
(Kodiak Alutiiq)
Kodiak, Alaska

Catawba Cultural Preservation Project

Catawba Vase by Caroleen Sanders

This is an original handcrafted pot by Catawba master potter, Caroleen Sanders, using the traditional Catawba pottery methods that have been passed down for many generations. The piece features a lizard slithering up the side, and a frog peering over the brim in a wide variety of browns and blacks due to the traditional method in which they were made.  The dimensions of this piece are approximately 8 1/2″ X 7″ and would make a perfect gift for avid collectors. $650.
 
Catawba Cultural Preservation Project
(Catawba Indian Nation)
Rock Hill, South Carolina
catawbaindiancrafts.com

Citizen Potawatomi Gift Shop

Large Buffalo Stone Necklace

Featuring double strand work on the necklace with black and white beads, this beautifully comes together to hold a design in sterling silver which features these rare, beautiful buffalo stones. From $95.

Citizen Potawatomi Gift Shop
(Citizen Potawatomi Nation)
Shawnee, Oklahmoma
potawatomi.rg

Cherokee Nation Gift Shop

Goose Carving

Goose carving by Cherokee artist Matthew Girty. Carved from soapstone and signed by the artist. Length: 3 1/2″, Height: 6 3/4″, Width: 1 1/2″. $300.

Cherokee Nation Gift Shop
(Cherokee Nation)
Catoosa, Tahlequah, Tulsa, Oklahoma
shop.visitcherokeenation.com

Donzia Gift Shop

Beaded Wallet

These beaded wallets are produced by artisans from Shoshone-Bannock tribe, considered to be among the finest producers of beadwork in North America, $240

Donzia Gift Shop
(Shoshone-Bannock Tribes)
Fort Hall, Idaho
donzia-gift-shop.myshopify.com/

The Heritage Center (Red Cloud Indian School)

Mato Rattle

This authentic rattle handcrafted by local artist,  John Clifford, features beautiful beadwork and depicts a bear on the handle. This piece will make a perfect addition to any household. Use it as a conversation starter, or for dance, either way, this is a must have.

The Heritage Center (Red Cloud Indian School)
(Lakota)
Pine Ridge, South Dakota
redcloudschool.shop

Icy Strait Point

Canned Sockeye Salmon

This private-label, canned sockeye salmon is shipped directly from Icy Strait Point in Hoonah, Alaska.

Icy Strait Point Gift Shop
(Sitka Tribe of Alaska)
Hoonah, Alaska
icystraitpoint.com

Ilanka Cultural Center

Cottonwood Canoe

Cotton wood canoe, made by artisan Wayne Komakhuk, includes soap stone and Baleen inlay. $550..

Ilanka Cultural Center
(Native Village of Eyak)
Cordova, Alaska
ilankaculturalcenter.com

Indian Pueblo Store

Erik Fender Pueblo Pottery Ceramic Travel Mug

This unique double-walled ceramic travel mug is a replica of a single beautiful clay pot handcrafted by award-winning San Ildefonso artist Erik Fender. The mug depicts symbols traditional to San Ildefonso pottery. Fender builds upon the storied legacy of his mother and grandmother, potters Martha Appleleaf and Carmelita Dunlap.

Indian Pueblo Store
(19 Pueblos of New Mexico)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
indianpueblostore.com

Iolani Palace Shop

Hulo Hawaiian Word Game

Hulo is a fast, fun, and easy way to practice your Hawaiian vocabulary. Whether you know five Hawaiian words or five hundred, you can enjoy learning together as you race to complete you Hawaiian crossword.

Iolani Palace Shop
(Native Hawaiian)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Iolani Palace Shop

“Keepers” Gift Shop

Peyote Beaded Dance Stick

These one-of-a-kind beaded dance sticks are made by Mike Allen, a Mohawk, who lives on the Big Island in Hawaii. Each dance stick i-s a prayer for the owner. Please call before ordering so the shop can describe what they have in stock and send pictures.

“Keepers” Gift Shop
Online shop for Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers
Pipestone, Minnesota
pipekeepers.org

Malki Museum Shop

Lost Copper

Poetry book by Wendy Rose published by the Malki-Museum Press (1969). $15.95

Malki Museum Shop
(California Indian Tribes; Cahuilla Indians)
Banning, California
malkimuseum.org

Mille Lacs Indian Museum & Trading Post

Porcupine Quill Box

Exquisite craftsmanship and exuberant decorative details are the hallmarks of the quill basketry of Melvin Losh, a noted Native American artist and lifelong member of the Leech Lake Band on the Leech Lake Ojibwe Reservation in Minnesota. He has lived all 60 years of his life on the reservation where he first started his bead and quill work 35 years ago. While most of his pieces are proudly displayed in private collections, a few are on public display in The Minnesota Historical Society, The Plains Art Museum and The Smithsonian Institute. Melvin is one of only a handful of artists in the U.S. today specializing in quill basket design.

Mille Lacs Indian Museum & Trading Post
(Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe)
Onamia, Minnesota
(Online shop operated by the Minnesota Historical Society)
shop.mnhs.org

Sealaska Heritage Institute Store

Baleen Ship

Lightweight and intricately carved Baleen ship; complete with multi-sails. Made by Inupiaq Eskimo artist G. Ipalook of Barrow, Alaska. Dimensions: 14.5″ x 10″ x 3.5″. Made In Alaska. $700

Sealaska Heritage Institute Store
(Southeast Alaska Native)
Juneau, Alaska
sealaska-heritage-store.myshopify.com

Seminole Nation Museum Store

Seminole Navy Floral Ribbon Skirt

Navy Floral Ribbon Skirt

Navy floral ribbon skirt with yellow, navy and maroon ribbon. The length of the skirt is 36″ and the elastic waist is slightly larger and is one size fits most. $94.95.

Seminole Nation Museum Store
(Seminole Nation)
Wewoka, Oklahoma
seminolenationmuseum.org

Shop Seneca Iroquois National Museum

Seminole Navy Floral Ribbon Skirt

Baby Girl Beaded Moccasins

These special baby girl beaded moccasins. are a great gift for your special baby girl. These moccasins feature beaded flowers and beaded edging. These are great for special photos, go great with regalia or simply to keep your babies feet warm.

Shop Seneca Iroquois National Museum
(Seneca Nation of Indians)
Salamanca, New York
shop.senecamuseum.org

Shawnee Tribe Cultural Center

Pink Wool Bag

This pink wool bag, designed by Absentee Shawnee artist Marilyn Lovins, features an embroidered bluejay design.

Shawnee Cultural Center
(Shawnee Tribe)
Miami, Oklahoma
Iolani Palace Shop

Tamástslikt Cultural Institute

Wolf (Xalis Himiin) T-Shirt

A Salish Wolf (Xalis Himiin) t-shirt designed by Ryan Jones is available in sizes medium through extra-large. $20

Tamástslikt Cultural Institute
(Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla Tribes)
Pendleton, Oregon
Tamástslikt Cultural Institute

Native Artisan Markets

Cherokee Art Market

Cherokee Art Market
December 7-21, 2020
(virtual)
cherokeeartmarket.com

Santa Fe Indian Market (SWAIA)

Santa Fe Indian Market (SWAIA)
November 27-December 11, 2020
(virtual)
swaia.org

Did we miss your facility or product? Send us an email to info@aianta.org and we’ll be sure to add you to our shopper’s guide.

 

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