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Lakota Hoop Dancer
Kevin Locke, who is a member of the Lakota Nation, travels home on the Standing Rock Reservation in South Dakota to perform this difficult and intricate dance for audiences around the world.For Kevin, the hoop dance is more than a dance; it is a way of keeping Lakota traditions alive. And in the lively photographs and engaging text, the importance of the dance to both Lako ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 1999 by Dutton Juvenile
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This is the story of Kevin Locke and his plight to preserve his heritage and culture as a Lakota Indian. The book examines the many aspects of Lakota life including their traditions and beliefs. This non-fiction book was very well written and would be an asset to any school setting. I loved how it is set in modern day so that students can see that some native american tribes are still very active today.