Father's Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day is almost here and with that comes a gift guide! Find the perfect gift for your dad or the father figure in your life. All these gift ideas are from Native and BIPOC-owned small businesses, and our guide is full of apparel, food, and accessories that your dad is sure to love.

Hats off to Dads: Thunder Voice Hat Company Hats and Accessories

Thunder Voice Eagle (Diné/Navajo and Totanac) is the founder and president of Thunder Voice Hat Company which specializes in beautiful, hand-sourced Navajo Brim-style hats. Their intention is to produce meaningful hats that anyone can wear with pride. Each hat is unique, authentic, and handled with the utmost care for the dapper dad in your life. Thunder Voice Hat Company also sells bags made of rescued leather, one-of-a-kind lather hatbands, fine art, and other home goods all at their online store.  


Meaningful and unique hats at thundervoiceco.com

Celebrate with Intention: Eighth Generation Blankets and More

From fine art to earrings, to silk scarves and socks, Eighth Generation has the greatest gifts for Father’s Day. Our best-selling blankets for dad include our Coast Salish Pattern Wool Blanket designed by Louie Gong (Nooksack) and our Elk’s Offering Wool Blanket designed by Gail White Eagle (Muckleshoot and Chehalis). Part of our North Winds Series, Elk’s Offering is from our meaningful and sustainably-made collection of Native-designed wool blankets produced at a heritage mill in Norway and will last generations with proper care!

Our Elk’s Offering Wool Blanket – North Winds Series is made of 100% Norwegian wool

For the Bold Dad: OXDX Clothing

OXDX, a fashion label created by Eighth Generation Inspired Natives ® Artist Jared Yazzie (Diné/Navajo), specializes in T-shirts and apparel, digital art, and collaborations that bring Indigenous stories to the forefront. A self-taught graphic designer and print maker, Jared operates a workshop and storefront in Tempe, Arizona and screenprints his beautiful and bold graphic tees in house! Jared’s designs are perfect for anyone whose fashion sense is influenced by streetstyle and whose wardrobe boldly shares their values.

Jared’s cool Journey Tee is available at oxdx.com


For the Home Chef: Spices from DIASPORA Co.

An Indian-owned company, CEO and Founder Sana Javeri Kadri works to decolonize the spice industry with DIASPORA Co.’s authentic spices and spice blends. DIASPORA connects deeply with the culture and heritage of the regions they source from, ensuring their spices are sourced directly from their farm partners to keep their spices fresh and flavorful. Even better, the company ensures financial equity for their farm partners, paying them five times above the commodity price. DIASPORA offers spices for baking, seasoning, and drinks. Spice up your dad’s morning drink with this Beverage Trio by DIASPORA Co, or check out their blends for the barbeque, baking, and all the cooking in-between.

Create your own spice shelf or shop other bestselling spice trios at diasporaco.com

For the Fashion-Forward Father Figure: 4KINSHIP Clothing

Founded by Diné/Navajo artist Amy Denet Deal, 4KINSHIP is a Native owned clothing brand that creates sustainable artwear for fashion lovers who also care about the planet. 4KINSHIP creates one-of-a-kind, restored, repurposed, and lovingly upcycled clothing and jewelry. Their beautiful designs are inspired by the surroundings of the southwest and are perfect for the folks who love to wear fun and unique statement pieces.

One-of-a-kind shirts, jackets, pants, beanies, rings, and more at 4KINSHIP

For Anyone with a Sweet Tooth: Bedré Chocolate

Satisfy dad’s sweet tooth with Bedré Chocolate. Bedré, which means “better” in Norwegian, is a chocolate company purchased by the Chickasaw Nation, who turned the small chocolatier into a nationally-recognized luxury chocolate brand. Fun Fact: Bedré is the only fine chocolate brand owned by a Native American Tribe! They specialize in divine delicacies like chocolate-covered coffee beans, chocolate bars, fudge, chocolate bark, and so much more. When you shop for pop, don’t forget to add a sweet treat for yourself to the cart!

Shop gift baskets at Bedré Chocolate


For Everyone: Eighth Generation

Make sure your dad stays hydrated with one of our two water bottles by Shirod Younker (Coquille/Miluk Coos/Umpqua)—see the header image for an example. For the papa with piercings, we suggest our Silver Paddle Earrings by Louie Gong (Nooksack) and Stephanie Masterman (Tlingit). A well-dressed dad also needs a pair of crew socks or an enamel pin to finish his ‘fit and our Native-designed fine art prints make great gifts for an art lover!

Raven Fine Art Print by Squaxin Island and Skokomish artist Andrea Wilbur Sigo. Our fine art prints are created in our studio with archival-quality paper and inks, meaning your art will stay vibrant.

This and every holiday, we hope you feel inspired to shop from small businesses, local businesses, and minority-owned businesses. Your support means so much to us and to the other companies listed here. Thank you, and happy gifting!