Young Bear, Ray A.

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YOUNG BEAR, Ray A. American, b. 1950. Genres: Poetry, Cultural/ Ethnic topics. Career: Cofounder with Stella Young Bear of the Black Eagle Child Dance Troupe of Arts Midwest; Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA, visiting writer and lecturer, 1987; University of Iowa, Iowa City, instructor in Native American literature, 1989; Iowa State University, Ames, IA, visiting writer and lecturer, 1993; poet and author. Publications: Waiting to Be Fed (poem), 1975; Winter of the Salamander: The Keeper of Importance, 1980; The Invisible Musician: Poems, 1990; Black Eagle Child: The Facepaint Narratives, 1992. Address: 1623 310th St., Tama, IA 52339, U.S.A.