Recent Work

January 22, 2021

Dakelh Language Lessons for Healthcare Practitioners

The HARC team is currently developing the curriculum for Dakelh language lessons for health care practitioners. We are working to have this ready to go for the spring/summer of 2021! If you are interested in this event and would like to stay in contact with our team, please email: marion.erickson@unbc.ca

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January 12, 2021

Journeys to Medical Professions: a Panel Presentation for Indigenous Peoples

The Health Arts Research Centre is hosting a panel entitled, “Journeys to Medical Professions: a Panel Presentation for Indigenous Peoples” this presentation is for Indigenous peoples of all ages who are interested in entering careers in Medicine. The panelists will share their stories about their experiences in pursuing post-secondary education and they will provide helpful information on how to enter into medical professions through post-secondary school. Panelists include Dr. Randi George (Wet’suwet’en …

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January 8, 2021

An Inspiring A.R.T. Program Update

The A.R.T (Art/Relationships/Therapy) Program is a creative collaboration between CNC (Nechako) Counselling Program and the Health Arts Research Centre. Since its inception in April of 2019, the program has facilitated more than 270 individual art encounters through weekly group workshops, reaching a diverse group of participants between the ages of 11 and 77 years of age. Both Fort St. James and Vanderhoof are continuing to build a community of artists …

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January 5, 2021

Tree of Life Art Workshop

The Health Arts Research Centre in the Northern Medical Program at UNBC is pleased to support the Tree of Life Art Workshop. This event is postponed until further notice. To register, please visit https://forms.gle/W48qU7ySATH1SHw59

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December 9, 2020

Mining sick: Creatively unsettling normative narratives about industry, environment, extraction, and the health geographies of rural, remote, northern, and Indigenous communities in British Columbia

The HARC team is thrilled about the forthcoming open-access publication of “Mining Sick: Creatively unsettling normative narratives about industry, environment, extraction, and the health geographies of rural, remote, northern, and Indigenous communities in British Columbia.” This wide ranging multi-disciplinary health-focused research publication is the result of work by many HARC collaborators and partners. Please click on the abstract below to access this exciting paper!  

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November 9, 2020

HARC Fall Newsletter

It’s been a busy season at the HARC! Please click on the image below to access our Fall Newsletter which includes exciting updates about our team, partners, and past and upcoming projects.  

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