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On The Air
Ray Young Bear
Interviewed by: Margaret Smith
Catalog Number: 19970120
A recognized contributor to the field of Native American literature, Young Bear reads from his first full-length work of fiction, REMNANTS OF THE FIRST EARTH. He also reads a sample of his poetry in his native language, Mesquakie.
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