Oral knowledge

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This page is a collection of sources, thoughts and people that are working on making oral knowledge citable in Wikipedia. A focus is on only representing oral knowledge in agreement with the communities involved. The idea derived from a discussion session at Wikimania 2019. This page should serve as a linking of people interested in the topic and a first point of exchange on the topic. Please feel free to contribute to it in any language.

Organization[edit]

As this page is derived from the previously mentioned discussion, the people currently mainly involved in this project are:

Resources[edit]

People interested[edit]

Please add yourself here, if you are working on the topic or are generally interested so that we have a first point to connect people working around oral knowledge in Wikimedia projects.

  • Psubhashish (talk) (works on documenting many oral, indigenous, endangered and marginalized languages mostly from South Asia and around the world, and have been building a toolkit OpenSpeaks based on the learning from these documentations. Also, founded Marginalized Community Council, a group to work on marginalized issues and advocate for community-led media development])
  • lirazelf aka Sara Thomas (WMUK) (works with community heritage groups, interested in any work being done on making things like oral histories citable / how to use oral history in the Wiki projects).
  • Lyokoï (talk) : cofounder of Lingua Libre, contribute about french minority languages (around 90+), French Wiktionary Admin.
  •    ManosHacker talk In Wikipedia Community Schools Association Greece 's projects oral content is mandatory, within our scopes and unfortunatelly still missing as a Wikimedia project.