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Native American Performer Kevin Locke to Appear at FSU
07/30/2002

Kevin Locke will present a performance highlighting his Native American heritage on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 8 to 9:30 p.m. in the Frostburg State University Performing Arts Center's Pealer Recital Hall.

Known also as Tokeya Inajin, which is his Lakota name, meaning "The First to Arise," Locke is of the Hunkpapa Band of Lakota Sioux and Anishinabe. He is known worldwide as a visionary Hoop Dancer, pre-eminent player of the indigenous Northern Plains flute.

Awarded a National Heritage Fellowship in 1990 by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), he was cited as a "Master Traditional Artist who has contributed to the shaping of our artistic traditions and to preserving the cultural diversity of the United States." For two decades, Locke has performed and lectured in more nearly 80 countries, sharing his high vision of balance, joy and diversity.

This performance is presented as part of the Dayspring Baha'i School, in residence at FSU from Thursday, Aug. 1, through Sunday, Aug. 4. For ticket information and reservations, contact Kauffman Music at (301) 724-6800 or the Baha'i at (202) 368-1786. Tickets are $15 for adults/$10 for children in advance or $20/$12 at the door.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office, (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

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