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Lakhota Book Cover Small2 Kevin Locke's vision in creating this curriculum with Richard Dubé is to re-introduce the traditional Indigenous flute to the Lakota culture, and to introduce the Indigenous flute to other cultures in a way that allows as many children as possible to hear and learn the songs and sing the Lakota language, whether or not they actually become proficient players. Please go to the website for more information and links to both the Lakota Language Consortium and Kevin Locke's websites to purchase the curriculum book and learn about Kevin's school programs.

This new mid A flute is based on a traditionally tuned flute made by James Powesheik that is over 100 years old. The original flute was passed on to Kevin Locke by his mother. I feel very privileged to be able to help Kevin realize his dream of passing on his knowledge and flute teachings to a new generation of Lakota youth and beyond.
Click Here to Read About Kevin and Rich Making Over 200 flutes at 4 schools in 2 days! (Scroll down to get to the story)

Click here to order your own Indigenous North American style Northern Spirit Flute that is a Grandfather Traditionally Tuned Plains/Woodlands Style Northern Spirit Flute.

Over 17,318 flutes shared with kids & the young at heart!
I am very proud to be a part of sharing the beauty of the Native American style flute with so many of our young people as well as the young at heart.

Over 21,752 views on YouTube!

Northern Spirit Flutes are played throughout the world from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tokyo, Japan; from Sheffield, England to the desert of Tunisia; to all the way back home here in Canada and the United States of America. We are very proud to be a part of facilitating the revival and revitalization of the Native American flute in the 21st Century across North America and around the world.

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Northern Spirit Flute (the original Mid A) $52.50

Northern Spirit Flute Horizontal
GT Tuned Diatonic NSFlute (the original Mid A) $65.00

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Spirit Drone Flute (based on the original Mid A)

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One Handed Northern Spirit Flute (based on the original Mid A - This Flute Is Dedicated to Our Veterans and the Sacrifices They Have Made On Our Behalf) $495.00

Everything arrived in great shape a few hours ago. I am quite amazed! I hoped the flutes would sound good, but I never hoped or expected they would sound THAT GOOD!! This is incredible! A flute I can play in the rain and in front of anyone and not feel like I'm giving up anything! How did you do this? You've just consigned a couple of nice and much more expensive wooden flutes to the "give away" drawer. THANK YOU!! 
                                                - Fr. Charles D., 2012 Customer

Northern Spirit Flutes are made from U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved ABS plastic. The flute's unique design eliminates all of the difficult aspects of making Native American style flutes.

My passion for the Native American Flute has grown over the years and I want to make it possible to share the beauty of this instrument with our young people. As a result I have created the Flutes4Kids program. You receive a substantial discount on your order of class sets of 25 or more Northern Spirit Flutes.

Click on the flute to listen to the gen
tle tone of the Spirit Drone Flute

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"I just wanted to let you know that I played my drone flute in church on Sunday and the reception from the congregation was phenomenal. Thank you for a great experience. In a few weeks, I will have a chance to play it at our flute circle." - Adolph

"My Northern Spirit Drone flute is expressive, functional and responsive. I especially like the fact that it's waterproof and not affected by temperatures as much as wooden flutes. I can take it with me on hikes and out in nature - something that I wouldn't necessarily feel comfortable doing with wooden flutes." Jonny Lipford


 - Other Products We Are Proud to Offer -

All One People CD Cover      SongKeepers Trapsheet
  All One People CD
 Extra SongKeepers DVD

***Shipping Now Included on these 2 items***

 Click on the link below to see

How to Make a Northern Spirit Flute in Under 5 Minutes on YouTube


A montage from the amazing SongKeepers 2010


One Handed Northern Spirit flute
an accessible Native American style flute
Click Here to See the YouTube Video

These flutes were keyed by Peter Worrell.
Click here to get to Peter's website and see the wonderful work he does. 

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Wow! amazing flute!

I love the idea of plastic flutes. A flute I can enjoy anywhere anytime without worrying about having to baby it. I have been collecting various plastic Native american style flutes and I must comment that yours is so far superior! The tuning, dynamic range, stability of pitch, beauty and clarity of pitch are amazing. I have been totally spoiled by your Northern Spirit flute and would HIGHLY recommend it to anyone as the ideal first flute and beyond as a keeper!


I am your loyal fan!

Sincerely, Liz Moore

Hello Rich,

Just wanted to confirm my order did arrive on the 18th and I've been playing it ever since. :) Thanks again for the premium product!


I'll be sure to recommend your services for anyone that's looking for a high quality and durable Native American Flute.

Thanks, Ian



"Hi there, I received my flute very quickly. I really commend you on the tone and simplicity of it. I am extremely happy with it and would recommend it to anyone. I will buy another from you whenever you make a different key. Also I am interested in trying out your drone flute sometime. Thanks so much!" - Joanne
Just received the flutes - Wow they play wonderfully!!!  I have several NAF flutes and have been playing for a long time.  Your flute plays with and sounds with the best them. What a wonderful gift you have created for everyone . . . FUZEN . . . blowing Zen. 

Thank you again and I am saving to by the kit I want to share the gift with my friends and fellow Tai Chi enthusiasts.  Great way to learn breath.

Walk in Beauty, - azchimp


Thank you for sending the flute out to me quickly.  The pitch is perfect and it's so easy to blow into.  Please email me whenever you have for sale additonal  ABS flutes in different keys.
Once again, thank you!
Be well,  - Joanne Degnan :)
"Your project flutes-for-kids rocks!" - Marina Nadir  


The flute that you so generously gave to me has been given to a very deserving at-risk teenager from a local native tribe.  I was doing an artist in residence program and this young man picked up the flute that I had been bringing with me and began to make incredible music with it.  This kid had been in a reserved shell for the entire program until he picked up that flute.  By the time he was done, another at risk teen had joined him in a duet with her singing.  Tears and joy were in full abundance.

It was immediately clear after that young man picked it up that that flute was now his.  

I just wanted to let you know that it found a deserving and permanent home.

Frank Thompson, Founder
AZ Rhythm Connection 
"I had the honor of getting a phone call, one day, from Rich Dubé of Northern Spirit Flutes. He asked me if I would help him with designing flutes, he was working on, that are made entirely from U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved ABS plastic and explained to me that it was for children, so that they would be able to learn how to make and play these wonderful instruments at a very affordable price. I could tell in his voice that Rich was extremely sincere and committed to this project. Having children learn about this instrument is very important to me as well, so I told him to ask away with any questions he may have had and I would be happy to help him however I could. Rich called me several times and sent me several design ideas via E-mail to look at and discuss. He purchased a flute from me so that he could visually see how I made my wood flutes. Rich got as close as possible (molds permitting), making a very doable design. These flutes play very well and are fantastic for children to learn on. I tip my hat to Richard for staying so dedicated and for spending hours and hours of his time and using his own money to finance this project for the kids.
Rich, you are a good man with a good spirit....."
In Spirit,
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