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12 Indigenous-Owned Businesses to Shop this Holiday

Looking for the perfect gift this holiday? Here are 12 Indigenous-owned businesses to shop this giving season.



JEWELRY



Kotah Bear

kotahbear.com


Native-owned and operated since 2013. Kotah and Missy are both enrolled members of the Diné (Navajo Nation) tribe. They work with Navajo and Pueblo artisans across the Southwest to provide jewelry, blankets, and other odds & ends.






Copper Canoe Woman

coppercanoewoman.com


Vina Brown is the owner and operator of Copper Canoe Woman Creations. Inspired by her culture and family, she creates modern Indigenous statement pieces with a deep connection to ancestral strength and elegance.






FASHION



Ginew

ginewusa.com


Ginew (Gih-noo) is the only Native American-owned denim line. Using meticulously sourced materials, they incorporate elements of the Ojibwe, Oneida, & Mohican heritage to express a contemporary Native American voice through our premium apparel and accessories.





Salish Style

salishstyle.com


Salish Style is a Women and Native American-owned company based in the ancestral Coast Salish Territory of the spuyaləpabš (Puyallup) people in Tacoma, Washington. They provide style and function with their products. Check out their clothing, backpacks, and accessories.




BEAUTY



Cheekbone Beauty

cheekbonebeauty.com


Cheekbone Beauty is a Canadian, Indigenous-owned beauty brand founded by Jenn Harper. Cheekbone’s aim is to make a difference in the lives of Indigenous youth through donations addressing the educational funding gap, and to create a space in the beauty industry where Indigenous youth feel represented and seen.




Prados Beauty

pradosbeauty.com


Prados Beauty is a Chicana/Indigenous- owned beauty brand created by Arizonian, Cece Meadows. At Prados you will find makeup brushes, 3D mink lashes, synthetic lashes, face pads and more! 50% of all profits goes back to organizations & Indigenous communities in need.




SKINCARE



Sister Sky

sistersky.com


Sisters and enrolled members of the Spokane Tribe, Marina Turning Robe and Monica Simeon launched Sister Sky in 1999. Their bath and body products are inspired by nature and the wisdom of their Native American heritage.






Lakota Body Care

lakotabodycare.com


Lakota Body Care is a Mni Coujou Lakota & Kanaka-Maoli family/veteran owned business. Browse their handcrafted soaps, bath salts, oils, teas, and more.








BOOKS



Raven Reads

ravenreads.org


Raven Reads is a Canadian subscription service that features quality, award-winning Indigenous content and products curated from Indigenous authors and entrepreneurs across North America. Your purchase of a subscription box helps amplify Indigenous voices and brands.




Navajo Children's Coloring and Activity Books

amazon.com


Candice Tallsalt, the creator of Navajo Children's Coloring and Activity Books, was born and raised in Tuba City, Arizona located on the Navajo Reservation. Her books focus on teaching Diné Bazaad (Navajo language) in parallel with English; an effort in preserving the Navajo language by teaching the children who will carry the traditions forward.





FOOD



Tanka

tankabar.com


Tanka is a Native American Natural Foods company based in South Dakota. Tanka is dedicated to providing you with the very best foods that are sustainably grown by Native American producers, minimally processed with care and respect, to help you feed mind, body and spirit.




Val's Frybread

valsfrybread.com


Val's Frybread is a Navajo-owned and operated business founded by Valene Hatathlie. You will find everything you need to make delicious frybread from the comfort of your own home!







This holiday season, consider helping Native American students with school supplies, scholarships, and other needed items.


NATIVE-LED CHARITY ORGANIZATION



American Indian Services

americanindianservices.org


American Indian Services is dedicated to providing educational programs and college scholarships to Native American students. This holiday season, AIS is fundraising for Indigenous Children's Books, Camp Supplies, Winter Coats, STEM Activity Kits, College Textbooks, and College Tuition.