DiscoverFirst Voices Radio03/24/21 - Myron Smart and Will Falk, Hiroyuki Hamada
03/24/21 - Myron Smart and Will Falk, Hiroyuki Hamada

03/24/21 - Myron Smart and Will Falk, Hiroyuki Hamada

Update: 2021-03-24


In the first half-hour, Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse talks with Myron Smart and Will Falk. They offer listeners an update on the latest activities at Thacker Pass in Nevada. Myron Smart is a descendant of the Fort McDermitt Paiute-Shoshone Tribe. He was raised in his traditional ways of life in our Native culture. Some of the things Myron loves include everything outdoors, animals and taking care of his horses. Will Falk is a biophilic writer, lawyer and the author of “How Dams Fall: Stories the Colorado River Told Me,” published by Homebound Publications. More about Will at More about Thacker Pass: “LIKE” Protect Thacker Pass on Facebook.

In the second segment, Tiokasin welcomes artist Hiroyuki Hamada. Hiroyuki, who was born in Tokyo, has exhibited throughout the United States and in Europe, and is represented by Bookstein Projects. He has been awarded various residencies, including those at the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, the Edward F. Albee Foundation /William Flanagan Memorial Creative Person’s Center, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, and the MacDowell Colony. Hiroyuki’s work has been featured in various publications, including Stokstad and Cothren’s widely used art history text book “Art: A Brief History” (Pearseon). In 1998 he was the recipient of a Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant; he was a two time recipient of New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships (2009 and 2017), and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2018. Hiroyuki lives and works in East Hampton, New York. Tiokasin will discuss Hiroyuki’s recent essay, “The Mechanism of Invisible Hand, Invisible Cage, and Invisible Empire Over Humanity and Nature” (Dissident Voice, Feb. 9, 2021: Find out more about Hiroyuki and his art at

Production Credits:

Tiokasin Ghosthorse (Lakota), Host and Executive Producer

Liz Hill (Red Lake Ojibwe), Producer

Tiokasin Ghosthorse, Studio Engineer and Audio Editor, WIOX 91.3 FM, Roxbury, NY

Music Selections:

1. Song Title: Tahi Roots Mix (First Voices Radio Theme Song)

Artist: Moana and the Moa Hunters

CD: Tahi (1993)

Label: Southside Records (Australia and New Zealand)

(00:00:44 )

2. Song Title: Sundancer 21

Artist: Eagle & Hawk

CD: Liberty (2019)

Label: Rising Sun Productions / Producer: Vince Fontaine

Music Video:

(00:35:25 )

3. Song Title: Rule the World

Artist: Michael Kiwanuka

CD: Love and Hate (2016)

Label: Polydor Records

(00:56:12 )









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03/24/21 - Myron Smart and Will Falk, Hiroyuki Hamada

03/24/21 - Myron Smart and Will Falk, Hiroyuki Hamada

Tiokasin Ghosthorse