We talk with novelist Jim Shepard about his latest work of fiction, PHASE SIX. It’s about what happens when a mining operation in the thawing permafrost of Greenland releases a deadly virus into the world.
Then, we talk with Cob Carlson about his new documentary, THE GREATEST RADIO STATION IN THE WORLD. It’s about listener-supported WPKN in Bridgeport CT, which just happens to be the home station of Writer’s Voice.
Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse’s first guest this week on First Voices Radio is film director Jesse Short Bull, whose “Lakota Nation vs. United States” had its world premier last month at the Tribeca Film Festival. He is also employed by the Oglala Lakota tribal government where he leads youth filmmaking workshops.
In the second half, Dr. Tink Tinker, the Clifford Baldridge Emeritus Professor of American Indian Cultures and Religious Traditions at the Iliff School of Theilogy in Denver, who brings an American Indian perspective to this predominantly euro-christian school.
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