Doing the work: Editing Wikipedia as an act of reconciliation

ab1630's bookmarks 2018-08-29

Summary:

"...In addition to its potential as a professional response to the TRC’s Calls to Action, editing Wikipedia through a lens of reconciliation presents an avenue for increasing the internet’s representation of Indigenous peoples, communities, and cultures in a manner that recognizes the global impacts of settler colonialism. This work has begun with sharing information about Residential Schools, but should evolve into increased representation of Indigenous-focused topics, beyond the scope of trauma and racism, to one that affirms the rights of Indigenous peoples to equality and freedom from discrimination in keeping with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...."

Link:

https://medium.com/on-archivy/doing-the-work-editing-wikipedia-d82e927adb9f

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oa.new oa.ethics oa.principles oa.oer oa.education oa.authors oa.social_justice oa.attitudes oa.glam oa.canada oa.quality oa.recommendations oa.languages

Date tagged:

08/29/2018, 16:20

Date published:

08/29/2018, 12:22