Recent Work

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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April 21, 2016

Second Art Day at New Hope Society

We were back at the New Hope Society in Prince George on Tuesday for a second Art Day. We had a lot of fun with some of the women from New Hope, and will hopefully be back soon to make more art with them! Below are a couple pictures of the women’s mobiles created:                       

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March 24, 2016

Art Day at New Hope Society in PG

On Friday, March 18th HARC facilitated an Art Day at the New Hope society, a drop-in centre for marginalized women in the Prince George community. This Art Day featured mobile-making, using natural materials like sticks, rocks, feathers and shells. For pictures of the Art Day, see below. HARC will be facilitating another Art Day at the New Hope Society in April. For more information on the New Hope Society click …

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WDCAG Conference at UNBC

This year, the 58th Annual Meeting of the Western Division of the Canadian Geographers was held at the Prince George Campus of UNBC from March 11-12th. Many of us from HARC were in attendance, with graduate students Valerie Ward, Katriona Sileon Auerbach, and Julia MacDonald presenting their research (for a list of abstracts from presenters at the conference, click here). HARC director, Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, gave a guest presentation and …

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March 15, 2016

“SICK” exhibit at Haida Gwaii Museum – Now Open!!!

Check out the “SICK” Exhibit at the Haida Gwaii Museum that is now open as of April 1 until May 21, 2016! The Health Arts Research Centre is really pleased to be involved in helping to sponsor this great event! Featuring Katie Borserio, Kiki van der Heiden, Sheila Karrow, Eiko Kuroto, Lynn Lee, Penny Richardson, Dafne Romero, Caroline Shooner, Kara Sievewright, Hilary Thorpe and Wendy Watts. Check out this great article written …

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February 1, 2016

HARC Art Worksheets

We are very excited to share our easy-to-use and fun art activities with detailed information about supplies, step-by-step instructions and points of discussion. These worksheets provide a wide variety of exercises, including activities for all ages, groups of different sizes and art experience. All of the worksheets has, as their common goal, of talking about and sharing wellness with all those involved. You will find the art worksheets organized by style of …

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