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Revision Quest - Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to askAug 31, 2011 | 27:31Revision Quest Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask Audio
Revision Quest Everything you wanted to know, but were afraid to ask Aug 31, 2011 | 27:31At ReVision Quest we pride ourselves on clearing up misconceptions and stereotypes about Aboriginal people. This episode is dedicated to some of the questions we haven't answered yet, like "How do you get an Indian name?" or "Why don't Native people pay taxes... ever?"
Revision Quest - What's so funny about being Native?Aug 25, 2010 | 28:28Revision Quest What's so funny about being Native? Audio
Revision Quest What's so funny about being Native? Aug 25, 2010 | 28:28Episode 9 for August 25th & 28th, 2010: Many Aboriginals talk about the “Native sense of humour”. So, what is it? Well, you kind of had to be there. And that’s what we’ll do; take the listener into the inner-world of native humour.
Revision Quest - Bad Romance: "Us" and "Them"Aug 24, 2011 | 27:33Revision Quest Bad Romance: "Us" and "Them" Audio
Revision Quest Bad Romance: "Us" and "Them" Aug 24, 2011 | 27:33From its beginning, the relationship between First Nations and the federal government has been... well, rocky at best. What might have looked good on paper, never really materialized into a solid partnership. Will the Reds and the Feds ever work things out?
Revision Quest - Two SpiritedJul 20, 2011 | 27:31Revision Quest Two Spirited Audio
Revision Quest Two Spirited Jul 20, 2011 | 27:31Ever hear someone being called an aagookwe? Nadle? Or how about winkte? Perhaps not in recent times, but what about Two Spirited? When it comes to Aboriginal gays, lesbians, and transgendered people in North America, their story departs from the mainstream gay community. Darrell Dennis dives into the conversation and gets the straight answers.
Revision Quest - Parenting (Episode 10)Sep 1, 2010 | 27:29Revision Quest Parenting (Episode 10) Audio
Revision Quest Parenting (Episode 10) Sep 1, 2010 | 27:29Darrell traces the history of native child abduction from the Residential School era, through the “Sixties Scoop”, to the ongoing controversy over Aboriginal Child and Family Services. And, believe it or not, there’s going to be room for comedy.
Revision Quest - Urban Natives: Aboriginals and the CityAug 17, 2011 | 27:31Revision Quest Urban Natives: Aboriginals and the City Audio
Revision Quest Urban Natives: Aboriginals and the City Aug 17, 2011 | 27:31More than half of Canada's Aboriginal population lives in cities. And according to a recent study, many have no plans to return to their reserves. Why are we leaving the rez behind? And what else are we leaving behind when we go? Does leaving the rez make us sellouts? And what is our role as Urban Indians?
Revision Quest - Water: H2Oh-Oh?Aug 10, 2011 | 27:30Revision Quest Water: H2Oh-Oh? Audio
Revision Quest Water: H2Oh-Oh? Aug 10, 2011 | 27:30Clean drinking water is supposed to be available to everyone in Canada. But too often Aboriginal communities are under boil water advisories or lack the infrastructure to have clean water in the first place. So what can we do about our H2O woes?
Revision Quest - Labels (Episode 1)Jun 29, 2009 | 0:00Revision Quest Labels (Episode 1) Audio
Revision Quest Labels (Episode 1) Jun 29, 2009 | 0:00Know you can say Indian, but what can I call you: First Nations, Aboriginal, Natives? Thumbnail image by wonderferret.
Revision Quest - Work (Episode 1)Jun 24, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Work (Episode 1) Audio
Revision Quest Work (Episode 1) Jun 24, 2008 | 0:00Host Darrell Dennis looks at the harsh realities and persistent misconceptions that greet aboriginal people in the workforce.
Revision Quest - Real Indian (Episode 2)Jul 1, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Real Indian (Episode 2) Audio
Revision Quest Real Indian (Episode 2) Jul 1, 2008 | 0:00As an Aboriginal actor, Darrell Dennis is curious about the Hollywood image of the Native American Indian. Runs [27:29].
Revision Quest - Alcohol (Episode 3)Jul 8, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Alcohol (Episode 3) Audio
Revision Quest Alcohol (Episode 3) Jul 8, 2008 | 0:00Why is it when Irish people drink, it's cute...but when Aboriginal people drink, they're alcoholics who can't handle their liquor?
Revision Quest - Bering Strait (Episode 4)Jul 15, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Bering Strait (Episode 4) Audio
Revision Quest Bering Strait (Episode 4) Jul 15, 2008 | 0:00We look into the idea that native Canadians are just transplanted Russians who hiked across the Bering land bridge. Runs [27:29].
Revision Quest - The Reserve (Episode 5)Jul 22, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest The Reserve (Episode 5) Audio
Revision Quest The Reserve (Episode 5) Jul 22, 2008 | 0:00Darrell Dennis teams up with a helpful historian and a successful native businessman to get at the real story of reserves.
Revision Quest - Gambling (Episode 6)Jul 29, 2008 | 27:29Revision Quest Gambling (Episode 6) Audio
Revision Quest Gambling (Episode 6) Jul 29, 2008 | 27:29Can legalized gambling pull the Rez out of the cycle of poverty and despair, or will it just replace the old cycle with a new one?
Revision Quest - Hunting & Fishing (Episode 7)Aug 5, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Hunting & Fishing (Episode 7) Audio
Revision Quest Hunting & Fishing (Episode 7) Aug 5, 2008 | 0:00With the help of a guide (okay, a lawyer), host Darrell Dennis hunts through history and fishes for facts. Runs [27:29].

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