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2011: August 2011 Archives

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Aug 31, Sept 1, 3 Everything you wanted to know about Native people but were afraid to ask

questions.jpgAt 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?"
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Darrell on "Bad Romance"

Unfortunately, with a show like ReVision Quest, we only have half an hour to discuss topics that would take an entire season to make any sense of. The episode "Bad Romance: Us and Them" is a prime example. The problem with the relationship between Natives and the Canadian government has been a problem since before there was a "Canadian" government. So, trying to solve it in the allotted time would be a superhuman feat. Maybe if the CBC gave us a time slot that went year round... just throwing it out there!

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August 24, 25 & 27 Bad Romance: "us" and "them"

wedding reings.jpgFrom 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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