Recent Work

August 6, 2017

Indigenous Health and Wellbeing in Moricetown and Smithers

Community members from Moricetown and Smithers gathered at the Moricetown Multiplex for an opportunity to creatively ​express their thoughts and hopes surrounding the future of Indigenous wellbeing and ​health care. As the mini feast hall is right next to the school, we enjoyed the added energy and art creations of the youth that joined us!

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Welcoming and Supporting Indigenous Peoples in Healthcare in Terrace

Community members of Terrace and the surrounding region were invited to join the Health Arts Research Centre team at the Terrace Art Gallery to share their thoughts and creative expressions on the topic of Indigenous health and wellness, including ideas about ways to welcome and support Indigenous peoples working in health care in northern BC.​ The day was filled with creative energy and conversation resulting in some amazing and powerful art pieces!   

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February 27, 2017

Health Arts Research Centre and Aboriginal Health, Northern Health Co-Present at the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council Quality Forum 2017 in Vancouver

Dr. Sarah de Leeuw and Charis Alderfer-Mumma join David Loewen, Community Engagement, Education, and Evaluation Lead for Aboriginal Health, NH, to take part in the March 1, 2017 pre-Forum session: Best of Both Worlds: Dimensions of Quality, Indigenous Perspectives. BC Patient Safety and Quality Council is partnering with the First Nations Health Authority in offering a full-day session on Indigenous health and cultural safety. The session explores the question of how …

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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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