Jul 7, 2010 | 27:30Revision Quest Will Truth Bring Reconciliation? Audio
Revision Quest Will Truth Bring Reconciliation? Jul 7, 2010 | 27:30Episode 2 for July 7th & 10th, 2010: That’s the premise, but can re-telling the story of our residential school past really bring solace?
We’ll hear stories of survivors and engage in some provocative conversations about stealing children, abandoning parents, and trying to make it all alright.
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?
Aug 11, 2010 | 27:29Revision Quest Education (Episode 7) Audio
Revision Quest Education (Episode 7) 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?
Jul 27, 2011 | 27:31Revision Quest Missing & Murdered Women Audio
Revision Quest Missing & Murdered Women Jul 27, 2011 | 27:31Conservative estimates of the number of missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada are around 580, but some say there are as many as 3,000. So why is this issue mostly ignored by the general public? Are Canadians really that indifferent to our Indigenous population?
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?
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?