Community Health and Social Innovation Hub

Based out of the University of the Fraser Valley on the unceded traditional lands of the Sto:lo people, we are the Community Health and Social Innovation Hub, or CHASI for short.

We support the social, mental, emotional, physical, and economic health of those living in our communities by bringing together experts from across disciplines.

Those experts have some incredible stories and insights. To share those with the communities we serve, we bring you: the CHASIcast, a monthly program where we drill down on a current topic and chat about how it impacts our lives.

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CHASIcast Episode 6: Dr. Sarah Beaulieu part 2
CHASIcast Episode 6: Dr. Sarah Beaulieu part 2
We’re honoured to welcome Dr. Sarah Beaulieu back to the CHASIcast! As a conflict anthropologist, UFV professor, and CHASI faculty associate, Dr. Beaulieu’s work spans from the classroom to archaeological sites, with a focus on former internment camps and working with First Nations groups.In this episode, Dr. Beaulieu explains her work with ground-penetrating radar (GPR) and how it intersects with Indigenous traditions, her approach to Indigenizing research work, and uncovering her family’s history for a chapter in a book recently released by UFV’s South Asian Studies Institute.Content warning: This episode includes discussions of Indian Residential Schools, missing children, and suicide.Dr. Beaulieu’s chapter in “A Social History of South Asians in British Columbia,” along with the many other stories in that publication, are available to read for free online at: also recently presented at The National Gathering on Unmarked Burials in Edmonton. Her presentation is detailed on pages 33-37 of the summary report, available at: by CHASI’s director Dr. Martha Dow and recorded in CIVL Radio’s studio at the University of the Fraser Valley, the CHASIcast is available to stream on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Stitcher, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music/Audible, and other platforms!