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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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January 22, 2016

New work by Sarah de Leeuw making linkages between medicine and social accountability through creative- and narrative-based means

As part of Sarah de Leeuw’s ongoing work to make linkages between medicine and social accountability, especially in northern and Indigenous communities, through creative- and narrative-based means, a series of stories will be written by Dr. de Leeuw over the next two years. For first story titled Indigenous relationships, logging roads, and first-class medicine,  click here.

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November 13, 2015

Arts and Health Mini Documentary

Check out this mini-doc that features a range of Arts & Health initiatives and includes interviews with a few champions of Arts & Health in BC, including Dr. Sarah de Leeuw, research director of the Health Arts Research Centre.  

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