Useful and informative links that explore themes relevant to the relationships between art, health and place in northern, Indigenous and First Nations communities.

September 29, 2020

Educational Resources/Handouts

We at the HARC believe in the utilization of arts-based approaches to learning, as well as marrying Traditional and Western knowledges where appropriate. Below you can find copies of various teaching and learning resources generated by our HARC team. For more information on any of these documents or, to request facilitation by our team of any of these lesson plans, please contact Marion Erickson at or Laura McNab-Coombs at …

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June 19, 2019

The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH)

The National Collaborating Centre for Indigenous Health (NCCIH) is a national Indigenous organization established in 2005 by the Government of Canada and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada to support First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange. The NCCIH is hosted by the University of Northern BC (UNBC) in Prince George, BC. To visit the NCCIH website, click on …

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January 17, 2017

Announcing the official launch of the History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Research Portal from McMaster University!

We at HARC were very pleased to come across the news today that McMaster University has launched a History of Medicine and Medical Humanities Research Portal. They proudly share: With over 400 pages of original description of libraries, archives, museums, digital collections, blogs, grants, and other resources in the history of medicine and medical humanities, this new resource is for all students, faculty, clinicians, and interested researchers. It includes listings …

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October 3, 2013

Health Arts Society

The Health Arts Society deliversprofessional music and theatre performances to audiences in health care facilities, providing those isolated from our arts community the experience of enjoying performance arts in their own health care setting.

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Arts and Health Alliance

Arts and Health Alliance (formerly Global Alliance for Arts & Health) was a geographically global and multidisciplinary alliance whose past publications are a valuable resource to advancing arts as integral to healthcare.

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Arts Health Network

Arts Health Network is Canada’s primary arts and health knowledge sharing, networking and capacity building hub, helping to promote and facilitate the development and growth of arts and health initiatives across Canada.

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First Nations Health Authority

​The First Nations Health Authority took over health program and service delivery responsibilities from Health Canada’s First Nations and Inuit Health Branch in British Columbia on October 1, 2013.        

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