Kaya Pine

Yes, please share my original email around to other lists, chapters or any
group who might find benefit from the work being done here.

I am happy for my contact details to be shared and to answer questions
about the project.

Thank you

On 1 January 2017 at 12:54, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for sending this, Gnangarra. Cascadia Wikimedians has an interest in
> content relating to the indigenous peoples of North America, so I'm
> forwarding your email to the Cascadia mailing list for others to read.
>
> Pine
>
>
> On Sat, Dec 31, 2016 at 2:56 PM, Gnangarra <gnanga...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Kaya
> >
> > Some of you would have become aware of a project in Perth Western
> Australia
> > that has been ongoing since 2014. The ultimate aim is have
> > nys.wikipedia.org
> > currently its at https://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/nys with 500
> > articles
> >
> > While everyone has been focused on enjoying the holiday break the people
> > facilitating this project have been busily writing a report on the
> project
> > and it was publish last night.
> >
> > It looks at working with an Indigenous cultural/language group in the
> > southwest of Western Australia, the first chapter covers this detail.
> >
> > The project has been working on a number of very specific challenges
> facing
> > minority and Indigenous cultures in contributing to the projects. It
> > discusses what worked how that evolved, we investigated intangible
> > knowledge sources and even challenged the methods of collecting the
> > statistics behind the conclusion that Noongar language is a threatened
> > language.
> >
> > The project has worked with multiple generations of Nyoongar people in
> > differing environments, its worked with students  from the early years of
> > primary school 6,7 8 years old through to post graduate students.
> >
> > Wikimedia Australia is currently organising opportunities to discuss with
> > facilitators of the project, the first event is in Darwin in March and
> > later in Perth during October.  As always if you find yourself in Perth
> let
> > me know we are always ready to have yarn. In the mean time enjoy reading
> > about Noongarpedia and we hope it offers insights
> >
> > http://cultural-science.org/journal/index.php/culturalscience
> >
> > ​--​
> >
> > G
> > ​ideon
> > President Wikimedia Australia
> > WMAU: http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/User:Gnangarra
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