Jul 6, 2011 | 27:30Revision Quest Housing Audio
Revision Quest Housing Jul 6, 2011 | 27:30While history books and movies have romanticized Aboriginal homes (think teepees and longhouses), the modern day reality is overcrowding and substandard living conditions. How did our home and native land turn into a place where we're struggling to secure one of the most basic human needs: shelter?
Jul 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.
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?
Jul 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.
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?
Aug 11, 2010 | 27:29Revision Quest Education: Episode 7 - August 11th & 14th, 2010 Audio
Revision Quest Education: Episode 7 - August 11th & 14th, 2010 Aug 11, 2010 | 27:29Did you learn anything in school this year? Indians all get free education, right? Afraid not. There's a great many conditions that come with that 'free' education. And, what are the odds that someone from an isolated reserve in the northern edges of our provinces will be able to survive the strain of re-locating to the busy, populated and white South. Why are rez schools so bad; they get all kinds of our tax dollars, right? Again, afraid not. On a per student basis, the average rez school gets about half of what non-rez schools get, and they've got expenses that would never trouble an urban-Canadian school. RVQ asks Are The Kids Alright?
Jun 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?