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Poet Ray Young Bear to present address at UNI<br>

November 13, 2002
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Jim O'Loughlin, visiting assistant professor, Department of English Language and Literature, (319) 273-2002
Gwenne Culpepper, University Marketing and Public Relations, (319) 273-2761

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa --The University of Northern Iowa will host a presentation by poet Ray Young Bear, 'Native American Literature and Traditional Tribal Values,' from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 21, in Schindler Education Center Room 246.

Young Bear, who resides on the Meskwaki Tribal Settlement, is the author of several poetry collections, including 'The Rock Island Hiking Club.'

Sponsors for the event are the College of Humanities and Fine Arts; the Humanities Major; and the departments of history, modern languages, and English language and literature.