Learning to play the native american flute can have simple beginnings. Such as taking a flute out under a shade tree and discovering what sorts of sounds one can make. Day by day, bit by bit, one can discover their second voice. So that is the first tip, just play, play, play.
The remaining tips, tools, tricks, and techniques are in no particular order, and is expected to be an ever growing list. Some will appeal to a new player while some will be a refreshing idea for someone that has been playing for a while and want to try something new.