What should I get for my friend
January 3, 2008 1:34 PM   Subscribe

Gift ideas for a friend who's really into Native American culture?

Around $50 or under, please.
posted by nimkip to Shopping (8 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I think it would depend on which Native American culture(s) this person is interested in. Does s/he live in an area with significant influences of a particular one? or traveled to certain areas?
posted by allelopath at 1:50 PM on January 3, 2008

A gift certificate from an independent seller of supplies, music, books, blankets, herbals, etc?
posted by spinning jennie at 2:24 PM on January 3, 2008

How about a donation to a non-profit that works in Native American communities?
posted by ottereroticist at 2:29 PM on January 3, 2008

Black Elk Speaks or The Sacred Pipe. However, depending on how long your friend has been interested in this, she may have already read these.
posted by Pants! at 2:40 PM on January 3, 2008

A Northwest Coastal Indian belt buckle of their totem animal?

The silver ones linked are a little pricey but you can find brass or pewter ones for much less. The raven on my belt cast about $20.
posted by Roach at 4:42 PM on January 3, 2008

A couple of shirts from the creators of the "Homeland Security: Fighting Terrorism Since 1492" tshirt?
posted by cybercoitus interruptus at 5:12 PM on January 3, 2008

A subscription to the paper version of Indian Country Today costs $48. If said friend is the sort to care about contemporary Native issues and culture and not fantasy Indians, ICT is the essential resource. You can already read a lot of it online or get it as a podcast, but the paper version does have exclusive content and some people are more likely to read something that comes in paper on a weekly basis, like a magazine.
posted by fourcheesemac at 7:11 AM on January 4, 2008

meant to give you the link:

posted by fourcheesemac at 7:19 AM on January 4, 2008

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