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2011: July 2011 Archives

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July 27, 28 & 30 Missing and Murdered Women

missing and murdered.jpgConservative 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? On ReVision Quest this week, host Darrell Dennis explores this dark aspect of Canadian society.

 

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Darrell on two spirited

When putting together any episode of ReVision Quest there are two things that we always look for: one, there is a good mix of humour throughout, and two, the interviews provide a balanced view on the topic we are covering. Some episodes succeed more than others but as I listened to this week's episode I thought we achieved our goals.

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July 20, 21 & 23 Two Spirited: being GLBT and Aboriginal

rsz_rainbow_flag.jpgEver 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.

 

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