Kwanzaa is a holiday that honors African heritage. The weeklong celebration focuses on building family tradition, culture, and community.
The seven principles of Kwanzaa, Nguzo Saba, comprises kawaida, a Swahili term for tradition and reason. Some examples of appropriate gifts called zawadi are:
Kwanzaa runs from December 26 to January 1 each year. Ideas on how to celebrate and create gifts are here.