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Best regards! Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 10:19, 14 January 2015 (UTC)Reply

Historical resources of Winnipeg edit

Hi, tanks for your modifications of the listed historical resource (Q15203884) of Winnipeg. I moved the grades as a qualifier of heritage designation (P1435). It's a good information, but it's seem more easy to do a querry whit only one status, exprecially if we create one day the items of the buildings on the nominated list and the commemorative list.

Also if you want, I genrerally create the items of historic places with OpenRefine. I am actually working about the ones in Norfolk County (Q385229). Fralambert (talk) 15:28, 9 May 2021 (UTC)Reply

Call for participation in the interview study with Wikidata editors edit

Dear Mzajac,

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Member of First Nation edit

Hello, I just saw your message from last May in the Project Chat. I think we can use "member of" for the First Nations (as understood as "Indian Band") since those are not only "social groups", but legal "organizations" in a way. You can use "ethnic group" for the more general Indigenous Nation that the person is from. Let me know if you had any push back using "member of" in that way. Let me know what you think please. Thanks, Amqui (talk) 00:49, 17 August 2021 (UTC)Reply

Property proposal for tribes edit

Hello, I finally got around to making the Wikidata proposal. StarTrekker (talk) 07:25, 29 July 2022 (UTC)Reply