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* Reimagining Wikidata from the margins WikiDataCon 2021

other articlesEdit

  • GLAM-WIKI Roundtripping- circulation of data from memory institutions to Wikimedia Commons and back to the institutions. Cultural heritage data is enriched in Wikimedia projects, especially Wikimedia Commons and Wikidata.


Random notes that need to be sortedEdit

GLAM data projectsEdit


Useful toolsEdit

Referencing and nature of statementsEdit

Annual holidaysEdit


Political activity and ideologyEdit

  • member of (P463) clubs and organisation to which a person belongs
  • affiliation (P1416) organization that a person or organization is affiliated with
  • political ideology (P1142) political ideology of this organization or person
  • participant (P710) person, group of people or organization (object) that actively takes/took part in the event (subject). Preferably qualify with "object has role" (P3831). Use P1923 for team participants.
  • participant in (P1344) event a person or an organization was a participant in, inverse of P710 or P1923

New World SlaveryEdit

Ending enslavementEdit


ethical considerations?Edit
  • "property" show to show relationship with enslaver?
  • nationalities and citizenship? contemporary nation states ?
  • differentiating systems of enslavement eg: racialised chattel slavery, modern day slavery etc
  • descriptions see: Sarah Gandwell (Q76360350)
  • family trees see:
eg: Oney Judge (Q2024192) enslaved in President's House (Q3402408) and Mount Vernon (Q731635)
how many enslaved people are buried at Mount Vernon?
how many were enslaved and held captive at Mount Vernon?
or resident?

Slave societiesEdit

  • ?

Wikidata IDsEdit

revolts and rebellionsEdit

Not in the other languageEdit


exhibition (Q464980), artist (Q483501)

exhibition historiesEdit


Ethnicity and ethnic identityEdit

  • ethnic group (P172) subject's ethnicity (consensus is that a VERY high standard of proof is needed for this field to be used. In general this means 1) the subject claims it him/herself, or 2) it is widely agreed on by scholars, or 3) is fictional and portrayed as such).
  • diaspora (P3833) diaspora that a cultural group belongs to
  • Indigenous names

Artistic and political movementsEdit

  • movement (P135) literary, artistic, scientific or philosophical movement associated with this person or work
  • art style (Q1792644) visual appearance of a creative work, shared with other works of the same movement or school



Wikidata toolsEdit

Workflow examples and tipsEdit

African diaspora annual commemorationsEdit

writing descriptionsEdit


African StudiesEdit

Queries of interestEdit

Enslaved PeopleEdit

Slave ShipsEdit

instance of slave ship (Q251355) with home port (P504), port of registry (P532), operator (P137), country of registry (P8047), location of creation (P1071)

Slave Ownership and slave societiesEdit

  • people with Legacies of British Slave-ownership IDs query
  • people with Legacies of British Slave-ownership ID and ODNB ID query
  • people with Legacies of British Slave-ownership ID and image query
  • people with Legacies of British Slave-ownership ID and TNA record creator ID query
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jam-4 Dis ya (oo)man chat Patwa good good.
haw-0 ‘A‘ole hiki i kēia mea ho‘ohana ke hā‘awi ma ka ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i.
yo-0 Oníṣe yìí kò ní ìmọ̀ rárá nínú èdè Yorùbá (tàbí kò ní òye rẹ̀ dáadáa).
fr-2 Cet utilisateur dispose de connaissances intermédiaires en français.
de-0 Dieser Benutzer beherrscht Deutsch nicht (oder versteht es nur mit beträchtlichen Schwierigkeiten).
nl-0 Deze gebruiker heeft geen kennis van het Nederlands (of begrijpt het met grote moeite).
es-1 Esta persona tiene un conocimiento básico del español.
it-0 Questo utente non è in grado di comunicare in italiano (o lo capisce solo con notevole difficoltà).
zh-0 这位用户不懂或很难理解中文
ht-0 Itilizatè sa pa konnen anyen nan Kreyòl ayisyen (oubyen li ap konprann li ak anpil anpil difikilte)
tw-0 This user has no knowledge of Twi (or understands it with considerable difficulty).
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