Kevin Locke

(Tokeya Inajin is his Lakota name, meaning "The First to Arise") is known throughout the world as a visionary Hoop Dancer, the preeminent player of the indigenous Northern Plains flute, a traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, recording artist and educator.

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Contact & Booking

You have to see the magnificence of the Kevin Locke Native Dance Ensemble live to really appreciate why this ensemble is so exceptional.

Upcoming Event

November 15, 16 & 17, 2019, Western Colorado Indian Market Days. Located at Grand Junction Mesa Mall. Join us for Fine Art, Handcrafts, Music and much more! Read more on our News Updates Page

Lakota History

Collectively referred to as the Sioux, this confederacy includes four Santee divisions, the two Yankton and Yanktonai divisions, and the Lakota (Teton) as the seventh division.


makes his music with the drum, the flute, and the rattle, along with his singing voice.