ReVision Quest

ReVision Quest mixes personal storytelling, current affairs interviews and comedy to explore issues affecting Native peoples today, kicking some ass-umptions about Aboriginal life along the way. It's a show about the First Nations experience, created by all First Nations producers. Our guide is Darrell Dennis, originally from the Shuswap First Nation in B.C. Darrell is an actor, comedian and screenwriter. He's performed in NorthwoodThe Rez and in his own creation Tales of An Urban Indian. He wrote the film Moccasin Flats, an official selection at the Sundance Film Festival that later became a TV series.

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Episodes

ReVision Quest Aboriginal People and the Police

What’s the real reason for police violence against Aboriginal men? ReVision Quest is back by popular demand. First Nations comic and host Darrell Dennis tackles assumptions about his aboriginal culture with humour and personality.
  • 2009
  • 00:26:52
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2013

ReVision Quest Aboriginals and H1N1

First Nations living in Manitoba are six times more likely to get the H1N1 virus. Are Native people more susceptible, or is the system sick?
  • 2009
  • 00:27:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2013

ReVision Quest But Is It Art?

When people think of Aboriginal art, they often imagine soapstone carvings, Inuit paintings and beadwork. But beyond these stereotypes, Aboriginal artists are creating internationally renowned work that’s provocative, ironic and controversial.
  • 2009
  • 00:27:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/15/2013

ReVision Quest Ghetto-ization, or Assimilation?

Is affirmative action the model for all things native? From music awards to education, First Nations get their own categories.
  • 2009
  • 00:27:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/05/2013

ReVision Quest Indianthusiasts

Darrell introduces listeners to a movement of thousands of "German Hobby Indians".
  • 2009
  • 00:27:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2013

ReVision Quest Jesus vs. Nanabush

Darrell looks at religion and native people, exploring some of their different traditional beliefs.
  • 2009
  • 00:27:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2013

ReVision Quest Labels

Is it First Nations, Aboriginal, Indigenous, Native? Labels can be very political. ReVision Quest is back by popular demand with a whole new series of hilarious and provocative topics. First Nations comic and host Darrell Dennis tackles assumptions about his aboriginal culture with humour and personality.
  • 2009
  • 00:26:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/11/2013

ReVision Quest Native Gangs

The myth is debunked — not all young Aboriginal men are gang members.
  • 2009
  • 00:26:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/05/2013

ReVision Quest Natives in the Military

Darrell wonders why so many Aboriginal men and women enlist to serve a country that has disenfranchised them?
  • 2009
  • 00:27:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/05/2013

ReVision Quest Racism and the Olympics

It’s every athlete’s dream to reach the Olympics, but why is it so rarely a reality for Aboriginal people? Barriers go beyond just money.
  • 2009
  • 00:27:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/05/2013