Native American Authors
Kevin Locke was born in 1954 on the Standing Rock Reservation. Locke is a performer and a teacher who is interested preserving Indian, especially the Lakota traditions. He works very hard to make sure that his cultural heritage survives and prospers. He is a flute player and a hoop dancer. He received his master’s degrees in education administartion and community education from the University of South Dakota. He is a popular performer and storyteller. Locke is widely traveled, has been to Africa, Canada Europe and Australia.
Awards and Honors
National Heritage Fellowship in 1990
Online resources by or about Kevin Locke:
Kevin Locke’s Home Page
Author: Jim Deerhawk and Kevin Locke
Description: Locke’s web site includes a short bio, contact information, performance schedule, photo album, and information on ordering his recordings and book.
Books by Kevin Locke:
Locke, Kevin. Real Dakota! : about Dakota by Dakotans! : the life, people & history of the Dakotas by the people who know and love it!
Tempe, AZ : Blue Bird Pub., 1988.
Audience: All Ages
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