By May Farrales What can drawing and doodling together do? For a team of researchers, practitioners and community organizations who are working together in the Environmental, Community and Heath Observatory Network (ECHO), drawing together proved to be a challenging yet worthwhile effort. In spring of 2019, members of the ECHO Network took part in a series of comic jam sessions. Inspired by how health and humanities scholars, artists, and practitioners …Read More
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.
Please join us at Two Rivers Gallery on October 4th for Created Visual Narratives of Care and Cultural Safety, with Lisa Boivin. Seats are limited so be sure to register early! Register online here or contact: Laura McNab-Coombs at: 250-231-422 or email@example.comRead More
Humanities are increasingly an important part of medical and health education. This short video offers Family Practice Residents an overview of undertaking humanities-informed scholarship as part of their requirements for completing residency training.Read More
Participants in the A.R.T. (Art/Relationships/Therapy) Program, an initiative funded by the Health Arts Research Centre, are 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 …
Designed and Facilitated by Nicole Schafenacker (Health Arts Research Centre, UNBC) and Noelle Pepin (District Cultural Support Teacher, Aboriginal Education, SD57) with guidance from Dakelh Elder, Lucille Duncan, and support from the Central Interior Native Health Society (CINHS). This project was created as an in service to follow the Walk to Truth and Reconciliation led by Dr. Montana Halliday and Executive Director of CINHS, Shobha Sharma in October, 2018. During …Read More
From July 15th through the 19th, Indigenous youth from northern BC attended a Science and Health Summer Camp at the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). The purpose of the camp was to introduce Indigenous youth to a post-secondary environment and inspire them to learn more about and potentially pursue health and science-related careers. Campers stayed overnight in the Keyoh student residence building on the UNBC campus and ate meals …Read More