Buy Indigenous this holiday season

K. Grable Gonzalez
3 min readNov 18, 2020
Earrings by Huichola Made

The holidays are right around the corner. If you’re planning on buying gifts for people or for yourself, please consider buying Indigenous and supporting our crafts and livelihoods!

Art of Arizona: a Lumbee artist making and selling handmade earrings (I have three pairs and love them all!)

B.Yellowtail: a brand selling designs of multiple Native artists in the form of apparel, accessories, and more

Cheekbone Beauty: an Indigenous-owned cosmetic company

Copper Canoe Woman: a Haíłzaqv and Nuu-Chah-Nulth creating jewelry pieces inspired by land and sea

Dommivera: a Mvskôkē-Creek artist creating apparel and other accessories

Eighth Generation: a Seattle-based company owned by the Snoqualmie Tribe, offering Native-designed wool blankets and other gifts

Haipažaža Phežuta: a Lakota and Dakota owned company selling the BEST soaps and personal care products I’ve ever used, I swear by their Copal Sunrise and Sage + Sweetgrass soaps

Huichola Made: THAT’S ME! I make beaded jewelry and occasionally clay pieces as well

Hozho Life: a Diné artist making beautiful prints and occasionally shirts

Indi City: contemporary Indigenous statement jewelry

Indigenous Intentions: an Afro-Indigenous owned brand selling jewelry with meaning and intention as well as personal safety alarms

Itsooaakii: an Amskapipikuni + Sḵwx̱wú7mesh + Nʉmʉnʉʉ artist making and selling prints

Jamie Gentry Designs: a Kwakwaka’wakw artist creating custom, handmade moccasins

Kreations by Kris: a Diné small business selling masks, scrunchies, headbands, and apparel

Lauren Good Day: an Arikara, Hidatsa, Blackfeet, and Plains Cree artist selling prints and wearable art

Luke Swinson Art: an Anishinaabe illustrator who makes some of my absolute favorite prints and works of art

Marley and McKenna: a Diné owned small business selling handcrafted home decor

Moe Butterfly Art: an Onödowa’ga:’ artist creating some wonderful prints encompassing the Indigequeer experience and identity

Native Made Shop: Diné artists making and selling jewelry and woven wall hangings

Ocean Sun & Bear: a Diné artist creating beaded jewelry

Olathe’s Art: a Diné and Shawnee selling stunning botanical art, stickers, and apparel

Orenda Tribe: a Diné owned business selling vintage and repurposed apparel

OXDX: a Diné-owned clothing and art label

Painted Turtle Co.: a Two Spirit Odawa illustrator making prints and stickers

Queer Kwe: a Two Spirit Anishinaabe artist beading jewelry, pins, and other accessories

Quw’utsun’ Made: a Quw’utsun’ owned company making candles and body care products using ancestral plant knowledge (use ATW10 for 10% off, I don’t receive any commission, I’m just more than happy to be a brand ambassador because I’m obsessed with her products!)

Raven Reads: a subscription service for curated collections of Indigenous literature and giftware

Salish Style: a Salish owned company selling apparel and accessories

Samivaya: a Hopi artist creating contemporary jewelry and beaded pieces

Shondíín Art: a Diné artist selling stickers and prints

Skidskunx: a Diné and Vietnamese anarchist artist creating some amazing art at the intersection of Indigeneity and punk

Sweetgrass and Sage: a Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe artist making gorgeous prints and occasionally apparel

Sweetgrass Beads: a Cree artist making beadwork and also selling stickers, pins, and patches of their designs

The Beads Knees: a Two Spirit Mi’kmaw and French artist beading wonderful pieces on Instagram and also selling stickers on their online shop

The NTVS: a Native owned and designed brand selling apparel, stickers, accessories, and more

Thunder Voice Hat Co.: a Diné owned company selling hats, shirts, art, masks, and stickers

Tyana Arviso: a Diné photographer selling prints and stickers

Urban Native Era: a Native brand selling streetwear, stickers, and accessories

Waabishki Binesikwe: an Anishinaabekwe artist creating dreamcatchers

This is by no means an exhaustive list — this is just a handful of the makers and sellers I have come to know, have followed, and supported. Additionally, here’s another resource to check out with even more Native-owned businesses to support! As well as one more resource listing Native woman-owned businesses!



K. Grable Gonzalez

Mixed Indigena artist, writer, and activist educating folx on Indigenous issues. Venmo tips for emotional labor always appreciated — @katy-grable