Native Humor: 10 Can’t Miss Native Valentine’s Day Gifts

Native-language candy hearts by Oyate Graffix (see below for full image and link).

What are you giving your special someone this Valentine’s Day?

Remember, it doesn’t have to be fancy, it just has to show you care.

It doesn’t have to be a pimped-out beaded bingo marker—although a pimped-out bingo marker is a pretty sweet gift.

10.Heart-shaped frybread:

Quaye. Ohkay Owingeh/Narragansett/Blackfeet. Courtesy The Warrior Project, warriorchildren.com.

9.His and hers Shoni Schimmel basketball gear:

Quaye. Ohkay Owingeh/Narragansett/Blackfeet. Courtesy The Warrior Project, warriorchildren.com.

8.New ponytail holders—extra thick:

Quaye. Ohkay Owingeh/Narragansett/Blackfeet. Courtesy The Warrior Project, warriorchildren.com.

7.Native candy hearts (image courtesy Oyate Graffix):

6.Fully filled-out snag application, with all the right answers:

Oyate Graffix

5.Tattooing over the ex’s name so your current lover knows you’re serious:

Oyate Graffix

4.A special story about falling in love, like this one from comedian Adrianne Chalepah:

3.Sexy reading material (they made a movie about this book, you know):

2.Pimped out bingo marker cozy:

Source: twitter.com/KortyC

1.Heart. You can give your own, figuratively speaking—or the real thing, from a moose. Preferably obtained, prepared and served by Martin Sensmeier:

Note: Some of these were inspired by the #NativeValentinesDayGifts hashtag on twitter. Credits: @RezHousewives (10), @unsuperjay (9), @_Native_Life (8), @OnTheRedRoad (5), @AdrianneComedy (4)

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