Recent Work

Recent, current and ongoing activities, initiatives and projects exploring the relationships between creative expression, the arts, health and healing in the north. Through our works, HARC, our partners and collaborators strive to create and sustain a dynamic, inclusive, strengths-based forum for innovative inquiry and practice around renewing and expanding health, wellness and well-being in northern communities.

March 30, 2021

Dakelh Language Lessons for Healthcare Practitioners

The HARC will be hosting Dakelh Language Lessons for Healthcare Practitioners and Dakelh Language Learners in May 2021! If interested, please direct your questions to Marion Erickson <> and register through this google form.    

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March 25, 2021

Our Medicines: A Cultural Humility Workshop for Healthcare Practitioners

In collaboration with Two Rivers Gallery and Neyu Team Guy and Ruby Prince, we are excited to announce our upcoming accredited Cultural Humility Workshop for healthcare practitioners: Our Medicines.  Register by April 16th to save your spot! To register or learn more, please contact Laura at 

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March 19, 2021

Beauty and the Bush Wellness Programming

The HARC is thrilled to be supporting an upcoming project in the Nechako region put on by the College of New Caledonia. The project is called “Beauty and the Bush” and it will involve wildcrafting and plant medicine-making taking place in April-June 2021! Please click on the photo below to access a PDF document with more information.      

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February 26, 2021

Upcoming UNBC Research Week Presentation by Marion Erickson

Our HARC Research Manager, Marion Erickson, will be presenting on March 2nd between 11:30am–12:45pm along with other folks from the UNBC community at UNBC’s 2021 Research Week. Marion’s presentation will be included in the section entitled: “Research Outreach during the Pandemic with UNBC Research Ambassadors: Zach Fleck, Ann Duong, Jenna Burke, Alexandra Winkel”. Presentation topics in this section include: Health economics, Dakleh midwifery, rural nursing, and inclusion through physical activity. …

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February 25, 2021

Cross-Pollinations: Canadian Health Humanities Virtual Rounds Series

The HARC is excited to be supporting Cross-Pollinations: Canadian Health Humanities Virtual Rounds Series. Cross-Pollinations is an exciting new series that will connect the perspectives of health, humanities and the arts in new ways, combining artistic expression with health practice and research. The conversations of Cross-Pollinations will illuminate new and emerging insights and perspectives about health care opportunities and challenges, health care approaches and advances, as well as build connections …

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February 2, 2021

Narrative Medicine

The HARC is excited to announce that Drs. Sarah de Leeuw, Mona Maleki, and Mei Wen will be facilitating a Narrative Medicine event for physicians on February 23rd. The virtual event will be held over zoom. Please email by February 12 to register!

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