Etkie Jewelry: Investing in Women

Empowering Native American women and preserving tradition through accessory design

by Madison Kahn Buying a piece of jewelry is rarely a philanthropic endeavor, but Etkie is changing that. The new social enterprise partners with Native American women artisans in New Mexico to sell beautiful beaded bracelets at fair prices. In doing so, Etkie hopes to empower the underserved community though the attainment of financial independence. Born and raised in rural New Mexico, Etkie founder Sydney …

Gambles: You Won’t Remind It

A music video capturing life through the eyes of a homeless man

Since their inception—and later rampant explosion as both an artistic endeavor and a promotional tool—music videos have become an important medium for channeling new messages and additional layers to the tracks they accompany. With “You Won’t Remind It,” NYC-based band Gambles delivers upon this with an insider eye. Chris, a homeless man befriended by Gambles’ frontman Matthew Daniel Siskin over the last three years, dons …