January 13, 2014

Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, The Arts, and Humanities

Ars Medica is a biannual literary journal, started in 2004, that explores the interface between the arts and healing, and examines what makes medicine an art. Ars Medica remains the only medical literary journal in Canada, and one of a handful of such journals in the world, in the rapidly developing international field of the humanities in healthcare. This journal allows a place for dialogue, meaning-making, and the representation of experiences of …

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October 30, 2013

Drawing on Identity: Inkameep Day School & Art Collection

An exhibit of the Virtual Museum of Canada, “Drawing on Identity” tells the story of the Inkameep Day School on the Nk’Mip Reserve and profiles the art produced by children of the Osoyoos Indian Band who attended. A beautiful exhibit cataloguing the artwork and experiences of Inkameep students, and the importance of the art to the Osoyoos Indian Band.  

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October 3, 2013

First Nations Health Authority Launch

The First Nations Health Authority took over the budget and responsibility for administrating and managing health care services for Aboriginal Peoples in BC on October 1, 2013. The Vancouver Sun reports.

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October 2, 2013

Northword Magazine

Northword Magazine is an independent, regional magazine dedicated to bringing insight into the activities that define “way of life” as it is in northern British Columbia. A crucial focus of this magazine is to reaffirm the connectedness and uniqueness of northern ways of being and creating community, and to celebrate and illuminate a lifestyle characterized by collective dedication.

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Lake – Journal of Arts and Environment

  Lake is a multi-disciplinary journal that publishes fiction, poetry, critical essays, interviews, reviews and visual arts related to the environment. It is housed within the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies at University of British Columbia – Okanagan.

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