Cloud9: First to Arise – Kevin Locke’s Spiritual Quest to the Baha’i Faith

Cloud9 is a podcast produced by Baha’i Teachings. Its aim is to feature interviews with artists and discuss what inspires them to make a positive contribution to the world. In this episode, Baha’i Teachings’ arts editor Shadi Toloui-Wallace interviews Kevin Locke, whose Lakota name is Tokeya Inajin, meaning “The First to Arise”. He is a famed Lakota and Anishinaabe Native hoop dancer, flute player and folk storyteller who has shared his spiritual and creative practices for almost four decades, to thousands of people, in over 95 countries.

If you enjoy this podcast, you might also like the Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson. You can listen to them here on Baha’i Blog. Rainn also interviewed Kevin Locke and you can hear their conversation here: Baha’i Blogcast with Rainn Wilson – Episode 19: Kevin Locke

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Sonjel Vreeland

In her innermost heart, Sonjel is a mother, a wife and a bookworm but professionally she is a museologist and a library technician. She currently lives on Prince Edward Island, an isle in the shape of a smile on the eastern Canadian coast. Sonjel is a writer who loves to listen to jazz when she's driving at night.

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