Recent Work

June 28, 2021

Registration is Now Open for the Northern BC Indigenous Youth Summer Science Camp

Please click on the name of your respective community or organization below to register. Dates of 2021 Camp: August 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th Ages: Indigenous Youth between the ages of 12 and 14. ☀ This Year’s Hybrid Delivery ☀ Although we are unable to host an in-person camp in Prince George in 2021 due to the unique challenges associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, our team has worked hard to bring …

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June 10, 2021

“Land-Based Healing” Wellness Programming

The College of New Caledonia (Nechako) is pleased to offer two “Land-Based Literacy” wildcrafting and medicine-making programs in July/August and September/October. Funding for this programming is made available through funding from Decoda Literacy and the Health Arts Research Centre (UNBC). Some of the planned activities include learning about traditional land stewardship and ethical gathering, and gathering and making plant medicines. Planned projects* include: plant medicine salve/oil, health tea/beverages, floral jelly …

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June 4, 2021

HARC Contributor Presents at Canadian Association of Health Humanities Conference

HARC contributor, Darian Goldin Stahl, presented at the Canadian Association of Health Humanities Conference, Creating Space 11, held in April 2021. The presentation covered Darian’s Research Creation Dissertation titled Book as Body: The Meaning-Making of Artists’ Books in the Health Humanities.  Please click on the video below to watch Darion’s full presentation. Amazing work, Darian!

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June 3, 2021

HARC Spring Newsletter

We at HARC have been busy this Spring. Please click on the image below to access a PDF version of our Spring Newsletter which includes project & program updates, achievements, up & coming activities and much more!

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May 13, 2021

Pandemic-proof cancer screening; Using HPV self-screening to put cervix screening into the hands of First Nations and Métis communities in the North

HARC Research Manager, Marion Erickson, presented at a recent session called Pandemic-proof cancer screening; Using HPV self-screening to put cervix screening into the hands of First Nations and Métis communities in the North put on by UBC Learning Circle. During the session, presenters spoke to three HPV self-collection projects currently underway in Northern BC that are working to increase cervical cancer screening which are reducing barriers and supporting community members …

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May 12, 2021

HARC Research Manager Receives BC NEIHR Master’s Scholarship

The Health Arts Research Centre is pleased to announce that HARC Research Manager and UNBC Alumni Marion Erickson is a recipient of the BC Network Environment for Indigenous Health Research (BC NEIHR) Masters Scholarship. Marion’s Research focus is on revitalizing Dakelh midwifery through a Dakelh Doula training curriculum for the purpose of enhancing perinatal health outcomes in a predominately rural Indigenous nation. The BC NEIHR Master’s Scholarship program aims to help …

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