Ongoing Initiatives

July 7, 2019

Upcoming A.R.T. Show at the College of New Caledonia Campus in Vanderhoof!

Participants in the A.R.T. (Art/Relationships/Therapy) Program, an initiative funded by the HARC, will be holding an art show at the College of New Caledonia (Nechako) Campus in Vanderhoof from July 29th – September 10th, 2019. The campus and art show will be open for visiting during the following dates & times: Weekdays from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm from July 29th to August 16th Weekdays from 8:30 am – 4:00 pm …

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May 21, 2019

Continuing to Envision Health with Nadleh Whut’En

  The “Envisioning Health” partnership project with Dr. Terri Aldred and the community of Nadleh Whut’En continues to gather monthly to explore creativity, health and wellbeing, and it’s always so fun and inspiring to see what is created during our time together! Here are some photos highlighting art made during our last few gatherings, where we created shadowboxes and painted rocks.  

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February 10, 2019

Notions and Bundles: The Biases and Gifts We Bring to a Blanket of Cultural Respect

              Notions and Bundles: The Biases and Gifts We Bring to a Blanket of Cultural Respect is a three-hour, open-ended and strengths-based workshop designed to encourage storied critical self-reflection about cultural respect, especially as enacted by non-Indigenous settler peoples with Indigenous children, families, communities and people. The workshop is anchored in two simple premises. First, every person has biases and gifts, both of which inform cultural relationships. Second, when heads, hands, AND …

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January 10, 2019

Northern BC Indigenous Youth Science & Health Camp

  Registration is open now through to May 31st, 2019 for the Northern BC Indigenous Youth Science & Health Camp! Successful applicants will be chosen based on first come first serve and with respect to geographic diversity, and parents will be contacted with the official camp registration forms in early June. See how to apply below:

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December 20, 2018

Continuing Conversations around Health, Community and Creative Expression: Envisioning Health with Nadleh Whut’En

The “Envisioning Health” partnership project with Dr. Terri Aldred and the northern BC community of Nadleh Whut’En continues to develop in exciting and creative ways as we close out 2018. We recently spent another evening together, sharing food and laughter, creating winter and holiday-themed cards, and talking about ideas and themes for future gatherings. As the evening came to a close, community members used colourful scrapbook paper to write ideas for future art and health topics, as well as …

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June 11, 2018

Envisioning Health with Nadleh Whut’En

The Health Arts Research Centre is very excited to share about a recently developed partnership project with Dr. Terri Aldred, Indigenous Family Physician, and the northern BC community of Nadleh Whut’En. ​The “Envisioning Health with Nadleh Whut’En” project began in the spring of 2018 and will gather monthly over the coming year, employing arts, community- and strengths-based approaches to explore what optimal health and wellness means to community members of all ages. Evening gatherings include socializing around a meal and participating in individual and group expression through a variety of …

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