On Friday 6 October the world turns its eyes to Oslo as the Nobel Peace Prize is announced. And then many will shift their focus to Wikipedia to read about the Laureate. Wikipedians are on standby – we will update the encyclopedia in a flash! Join us at the WikiNobel editathon.
Wikimedia Norge, The Norwegian Federation of Cultural Heritage Organisations, and Art and Culture Norway invite you to contribute to documenting our cultural heritage. During all of September, you can upload photos from Norway and Sápmi, and the photos can then be used on Wikipedia and elsewhere. Compete for prizes and recognition!
Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia projects are the world’s largest digital volunteer effort. How do people from all over the world manage to pull in the same direction? That’s the topic at our seminar on Saturday 4 February. Join us!
Art+Feminism is a global network of activists that are increasing the visibility of women of arts all around the world. By Introducing Arctic Art+Feminism, we wanted to focus on women from Indigenous groups in the Arctic region. This project aligns with our work to increase diversity on the Wikimedia projects, both for Indigenous languages and the gender balance on Wikipedia, and the project was partly funded by the Fritt Ord Foundation.
Indigenous people and the Wikimedia movement: Three take-aways from the Arctic Knot Wikimedia Language Conference
This blog was first published at the Diff blog on the International day of Indigenous People, August 9 2021.
The United Nations’ theme for this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is “Leaving no one behind: Indigenous peoples and the call for a new social contract.”
Have you ever wondered about the process of launching Wikipedia in a new language and the importance of Wikipedia for indigenous languages? In light of the most recent language version to join we will shed some light on the process from incubator to Wikipedia in Inari Sámi. Read more