Stories

Ginew Artisan Jennifer Younger
There are many stories of Raven in Northwest Coast culture. In Tlingit culture, there are two different characters: one is the creator raven and the other is the sly and conniving raven." ~ Jennifer Younger
Ginew's Genesis Leaf | True Voice
Where we began. Where we are going. Sitting under the tree and drifting away in search of inspiration. Gently floating on the breeze, a leaf slowly danced from the branches through the sky and landed in the lap. Brilliant. THIS is GINEW'S story.
A conversation with Stepha, 2 Spirit Artist from Lucaa Band

Working with Lucaa Band over the past year and it has been such a pleasure. We've had the privilege of having a conversation with them on many topics from what it's like to see Queer Natives in media to the complexities of Queer/2Spirit Afro-Indigenous Identity.

Desire Paths: Lessons on living a good life
Path #16: Erik Brodt, physician and co-founder of Ginew, the first Native American-owned denim brand. Daniel Giacopelli of Desire Paths recently reconnected with Erik Brodt, co-founder of Ginew, during an insightful and thoughtful conversation about leading a purpose-filled life while staying committed to...
Ginew's Native Americana Collection + Collab with TVHC
Introducing the Native Americana Spirit Collection: a very limited edition set of reimagined coats and hats developed to reflect the unwavering commitment to create heirloom quality garments shared by our companies. Presenting the All-Gender Native Americana Spirit JacketThese limited edition...
Experience Selvedge Denim Jeans
Learn about the special construction of Ginew's men's selvedge denim jeans. Three different contemporary styles, all made in USA. Raw denim from Vidalia Mills. Durable Native Americana made for all to wear.
Gently Strikes: A Native American Collaboration
NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIST DESIGNED An exciting Native American collaboration! Ginew + Addie Roanhorse MEET THE NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTAddie Roanhorse is a multidisciplinary artist residing on the Osage Nation Reservation, a place rooted in artistic expression. The mother and daughter of...
Ginew Presents: Joe Rainey Live at Lodge Room
Joe Rainey is a Pow Wow singer. His debut album Niineta showcases his command of the style - faithful to tradition - accompanied by cinematic, bass-heavy production from Andrew Broder. Depending on the song, his voice can celebrate or console,...
Artist-Designed Cotton Bandanas
Mass produced? Not at Ginew! Many of our bandanas are collabs with artisans who care greatly about their craft. Have you experienced hand-rolled and sewn edges? Or our buttery soft Ginew + Medel creations? Some bandana designs were even inspired...
Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour Exhibition
Ginew is honored to share Native Americana with Crystal Bridges’ first exhibition dedicated to fashion.  Fashioning America: Grit to Glamour, an exhibition offering a dynamic integration between video, imagery and over 100 garment and accessories from across two centuries of...
The Gathering 2022
On Thursday, October 13th, the Oregon Native American Chamber (ONAC) held its 17th Annual Gathering event “Shifting Economic Power in the Greater Northwest.” The Gathering is a unique opportunity for members, partners and the Native business community to network, celebrate...
Song for My Daughter
My girl. You are one of our greatest teachers. Of hope. Love. Courage. Language. Tradition. Song. You have (and continue) to teach us to lean into who we are as we do our best as you grow into your potential...
PART ONE: Folk Fibers + Ginew + Medel Bandanas
  It's OK to be analog - to slow down - to take your time - to enjoy the scenic route. Working with Maura Ambrose (FOLK FIBERS) and Lou Medel (MEDEL) on the bandana collaborating exemplifies how we were able...
MEDIA RELEASE: Ginew Inc. Receives $500,000 Investment From Raven Indigenous Capital Partners Provides To Transform Native Participation in the Apparel Industry
Erik Brodt & Amanda BrueglCo-Founders of Ginew Inc. Through Ginew’s co-founders' family exploration, their Native American culture is expressed in a contemporary context and shared with the world through their garment collection. VANCOUVER, British Columbia - August 23, 2022 -  Raven Indigenous...
FUNDRAISER FOR WARM SPRINGS RESERVATION SKATEPARK
Warm Springs Reservation Skatepark Fundraiser. Collaboration among Ginew + The Skatepark Project + Tactics + Steve Paul Judd.
Creative Corner with Susie Shaugnessy
Ginew is grateful for our creative talent. We first met Susie in 2017 at a renegade Joshua Tree event Desert & Denim. Check out our chat with Susie, Ginew's Developer and Production Manager:  All photos by AMY LYNN @byamylynn Apparel Designer, Business Owner,...
A Message from Erik and Amanda
Photo by Josue Rivas Greetings Ginew Community, The past two years brought tremendous growth for us personally, professionally and within the Ginew ecosystem. Pandemic aside, Amanda and Erik (we), have grown our Tribe - welcoming in a strong, outspoken and...
Shoplight : Feinfracht
We are excited to welcome a new stockist to the Ginew community in Switzerland, Feinfracht. Go ahead - check out their online shop, give them a follow on social channels, AND if you are in the area stop in and visit with...
LONG LIVE LUCK
Our first in-person event in a long while was fittingly the LUCK REUNION. We were initially to be present in 2020 - then the universe had other plans - and 2022 would not be held back. Sitting on the wrapping porch...
EN EL ALMA (IN THE SOUL)
Who were you? Who are you? Who will you become? Now is the time to FACE EAST and begin again. Standing at the edge of this moment, we look to the East for wisdom and guidance. In many ways, there...
IN LUCK
Emergent. To come into being... Yeah, that sounds about right. It - this moment in history - has all been a time warp, right? A crazy, emotional, heart-warming & heart-wrenching period in our lives. No one is the same after...