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Kevin Locke (Lakota name: Tokeya Inajin, meaning “The First to Arise”) is a Lakota/Anishinaabe Native American flutist and hoop dancer. Locke has done much work to learn and record Lakota Sioux traditional flute music, especially Love songs. He is frequently cited as an ambassador of Native American culture to the rest of the United States, and the world. In fact, he has served as a cultural ambassador for the United States Information Service since 1980, and was a delegate to the 1992 Earth Summit in Brazil and a featured performer and speaker at the 1996 United Nations Habitat II Conference in Turkey. Locke has recorded twelve albums stretching back to 1982, and is an active member of the Bahá’í Faith.

Edited by Azalin on 5 Jul 2006, 21:44

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