Revision Quest | Season 2010 | Aug 18, 2010 | 27:34

Diabetes, Non-existent to Omni-present

Episode 8 for August 18th & 21st, 2010

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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 - Racism and the Olympics: Episode 7 - August 10, 2009Aug 10, 2009 | 27:29Revision Quest Racism and the Olympics: Episode 7 - August 10, 2009 Audio
Revision Quest Racism and the Olympics: Episode 7 - August 10, 2009 Aug 10, 2009 | 27:29It's every athlete's dream, but why is it so rarely a reality for Aboriginal peoples? Thumbnail photo by Steve Jurvetson.
Revision Quest - Eco-warrior or Eco-developer?Jul 28, 2010 | 27:30Revision Quest Eco-warrior or Eco-developer? Audio
Revision Quest Eco-warrior or Eco-developer? Jul 28, 2010 | 27:30Episode 5 for July 28th & 31st, 2010: The iconic image of the Native warrior standing up against the developers is now part of our national experience, but who makes a stand when it's the Natives themselves logging the forest?
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 - Ghetto-ization, or Assimilation?: Episode 9 - August 24, 2009Aug 24, 2009 | 27:29Revision Quest Ghetto-ization, or Assimilation?: Episode 9 - August 24, 2009 Audio
Revision Quest Ghetto-ization, or Assimilation?: Episode 9 - August 24, 2009 Aug 24, 2009 | 27:29Is Affirmative Action the model for all things native? From music awards to education, First Nations get their own categories.
Revision Quest - StorytellersJul 14, 2011 | 27:32Revision Quest Storytellers Audio
Revision Quest Storytellers Jul 14, 2011 | 27:32Do you remember the one about...? Storyteller Duncan Mercredi does. He joins Darrell along this journey into the past to see how today's storytellers have evolved and why our stories remain alive. Plus, why hip hop star Joey Stylez is considered a storyteller for today's Generation X-Box.
Revision Quest - Aboriginal People and the Police: Episode 2 - July 6, 2009Jul 6, 2009 | 27:29Revision Quest Aboriginal People and the Police: Episode 2 - July 6, 2009 Audio
Revision Quest Aboriginal People and the Police: Episode 2 - July 6, 2009 Jul 6, 2009 | 27:29Darrell wonders about the relationship between police officers and Aboriginal people in Canada. Runs [27:29].
Revision Quest - Battle over the Brand: Episode 1 - June 30th & July 3rd, 2010Jun 30, 2010 | 27:30Revision Quest Battle over the Brand: Episode 1 - June 30th & July 3rd, 2010 Audio
Revision Quest Battle over the Brand: Episode 1 - June 30th & July 3rd, 2010 Jun 30, 2010 | 27:30Now that the Blackhawks have the Stanley Cup once again, it seems unlikely they'll consider a name change. But, many sports teams with Aboriginal names have. In North Dakota it means jack-hammering the Fighting Sioux logo out of the concrete at the stadium. ReVision Quest wonders if all the concern over Braves, Warriors, and Blackhawks is insult or homage.
Revision Quest - The ElderJun 29, 2011 | 27:30Revision Quest The Elder Audio
Revision Quest The Elder Jun 29, 2011 | 27:30It's one of the most revered roles in Aboriginal culture, so how does someone become an elder? Darrell sits down with several First Nations people who describe their role as unofficial life coaches. And if you've ever wondered the going price for first-hand wisdom, Darrell asks how are elders paid? And how much?
Revision Quest - Parenting: Episode 10 - September 1st & 4th, 2010Sep 1, 2010 | 27:29Revision Quest Parenting: Episode 10 - September 1st & 4th, 2010 Audio
Revision Quest Parenting: Episode 10 - September 1st & 4th, 2010 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 - The Drum: Heartbeat of Mother Earth or rhythm of a stereotype?Aug 4, 2010 | 27:30Revision Quest The Drum: Heartbeat of Mother Earth or rhythm of a stereotype? Audio
Revision Quest The Drum: Heartbeat of Mother Earth or rhythm of a stereotype? Aug 4, 2010 | 27:30Episode 6 for August 4th & 7th, 2010: It’s the beat of a people. But, do we really need to hear it every time there’s a story about Native people? And, just what is Native music? Most music award events have a specific category for “Aboriginal”, but how do you define it? We’ll sample the range, talk with some of the prominent creators and discover the heartbeat of Aboriginal rhythms. Our question: Does it have a good beat, and can you Sundance to it?
Revision Quest - Work: Episode 1 - June 24, 2008Jun 24, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Work: Episode 1 - June 24, 2008 Audio
Revision Quest Work: Episode 1 - June 24, 2008 Jun 24, 2008 | 0:00Host Darrell Dennis looks at the harsh realities and persistent misconceptions that greet aboriginal people in the workforce.
Revision Quest - Bering Strait: Episode 4 - July 15, 2008Jul 15, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Bering Strait: Episode 4 - July 15, 2008 Audio
Revision Quest Bering Strait: Episode 4 - July 15, 2008 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 - July 22, 2008Jul 22, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest The Reserve: Episode 5 - July 22, 2008 Audio
Revision Quest The Reserve: Episode 5 - July 22, 2008 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 - Alcohol: Episode 3 - July 8, 2008Jul 8, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Alcohol: Episode 3 - July 8, 2008 Audio
Revision Quest Alcohol: Episode 3 - July 8, 2008 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?

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