Shop "Indigenous Made" this Christmas

Monday, December 6, 2021

Bridget Orsetti

10 Indigenous Gift Ideas for this Holiday Season

Are you passionate about shopping local, supporting smaller businesses and artists? Former gift shop owner and current Spirit Bear Lodge team member, Bridget Orsetti, has curated a list of her favourite indigenous owned or made gift ideas for this holiday season. These gifts are carefully selected and Bridget has either purchased them herself or is wishing for them under the tree this year!

Ay Lelum - The Good House of Design

Ay Lelum is owned and operated by an amazing sister duo! Located in Nanaimo BC, they made it to New York fashion week this year! This Spindle Whorl Jacket (Long) is an art piece, wind and waterproof and features William Good's (father of the sisters) artwork.

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Copper Canoe Woman

Vina Brown creates modern, on-trend jewelry featuring elements of her coastal Indigenous culture and identity. These Seaglass Crescent Ovoid earrings are stunning!

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Crystal Cabin Gallery on Haida Gwaii

Haida designs, jewelry, tea, and many more beautiful gifts for your family. I'm a sucker for anything Hummingbird and silver, check out this ring!

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House of Himwitsa Native Art Gallery

The gallery is FULL of incredible one of a kind art pieces featuring many Indigenous artists. These puzzles are stunning and make an unique gift.

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Nuthead Hats

Hand knit, one of a kind, hats by Heather the 'Squirrel' who is always knitting for fun and for family and friends! I own at least 5 of these hats, I purchase one every year as a gift to myself!

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Raven Reads

Indigenous literature and giftware delivered to your door for adults and kids. Offering quarterly subscriptions to carefully curated Indigenous books and gifts.

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RavenSong Soap and Candle

I have purchased this Curated Gift Box for a few special people in my life. The Whale collection features handmade Ravensong products.

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Roy Henry Vickers Gallery

This man is an incredible storyteller and artist. I have been a fan for many years and LOVE these laminate mounts featuring his artwork, this one is titled "Great Bear Anchorage".

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Totem Design House

Indigenous made gifts for Everybody in your family. Featuring work by Erin Brillon and Andy Everson, the clothing is my 'go to' for my nieces and nephews.

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3 Night package at Spirit Bear Lodge

We are so excited to welcome Canadians on August 1, 2022 after being closed for 2 years. Purchase a 3 night all inclusive package to the Great Bear Rainforest for someone you REALLY love and come with if you can!

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