Recent Work

January 24, 2017

Publications in the Canadian Geographer

  We are very happy to share two Canadian Geographer articles featuring research from UNBC! Going Unscripted: A call to critically engage storytelling methods  and methodologies in geography and medical health science by Sarah de Leeuw, Margot W. Parkes, Vanessa Sloan Morgan, Julie Christensen, Nicole Lindsay, Kendra Mitchell-Foster and Julia Russell Jozkow de Leeuw_et_al-2017-The_Canadian_Geographer_-_Le_G-ographe_canadien Lyana Patrick’s review of the acclaimed text Determinants of Indigenous Peoples’ Health in Canada: Beyond the Social

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January 17, 2017

Canadian Family Physician Magazine Features Cover Stories by Dr. Sarah de Leeuw

Our own Dr. Sarah de Leeuw has been writing monthly cover stories for Canadian Family Physician magazine. Have a look at the link below to learn more or to have a read of stories from 2016. Thanks to the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health for compiling all 12 stories!

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September 16, 2016

SICK Exhibit

Fall is here and we’re eager to share our latest developments with many more to come! We just received a glossy edition of the SICK exhibition catalogue. … and here is a sneak preview of some of the amazing artwork exhibited within … Plus, have a look at early sketches of our layout from the exhibition in its planning stages.

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August 16, 2016

HARC Summer Newsletter 2016

Wow! What a great year we have had at the Health Arts Research Centre! There have been so many amazing things that have happened and we have tried to include it all in our Summer Newsletter! Some of the highlights have been welcoming 3 new Masters students and Research Assistants as well as a new Research Manager.  We have continued to host successful and well attended Art Days throughout Northern …

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Art Days in the Nass Valley

The HARC team recently facilitated two consecutive Art Days events at the New Aiyansh Recreation Centre in the Nass Valley region of northern BC. All community members of the Nass Valley were invited and attendees were primarily made up of youth, young families and community youth leaders. We had a great time creating art together, with art activities including mixed material mobiles representing aspects of health, self-identity T-shirts and a …

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May 15, 2016

Cultural Safety for Indigenous Peoples: A Determinant of Health Webinar

The National Collaborating Center for Aboriginal Health, in collaboration with Northern Health hosted a webinar on February 17, 2016 on “Cultural safety for Indigenous peoples: A determinant of health.” Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, Associate Professor with the Northern Medical Program, UNBC and a Research Associate for the National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health speaks to the topic of racism within the health care system and how it affects the services …

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