Revision Quest | Season 2008 | Jul 29, 2008 | 27:29

Gambling (Episode 6)

Can 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?

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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 - 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 - Language (Episode 9)Aug 19, 2008 | 21:29Revision Quest Language (Episode 9) Audio
Revision Quest Language (Episode 9) Aug 19, 2008 | 21:29Darrell Dennis talks with language experts to find out if Aboriginal languages have any application in the modern world.
Revision Quest - Oka 20 years later (Episode 3)Jul 14, 2010 | 27:29Revision Quest Oka 20 years later (Episode 3) Audio
Revision Quest Oka 20 years later (Episode 3) Jul 14, 2010 | 27:29We look back at one of the defining moments of Aboriginal/ Canadian relations. Oka led to near civil war, and resulted in tremendous changes in relations between Canadians and the country's first peoples.
Revision Quest - Will Truth Bring Reconciliation?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.
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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Free Stuff? (Episode 8)Aug 12, 2008 | 0:00Revision Quest Free Stuff? (Episode 8) Audio
Revision Quest Free Stuff? (Episode 8) Aug 12, 2008 | 0:00Native Canadians get everything for free. Or, so the myth goes. Host Darrell Dennis puts that theory to the test. Runs [21:29].
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 - Education (Episode 7)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?
Revision Quest - Missing & Murdered WomenJul 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?
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 - 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?

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