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Friday, April 13 • 4:45pm - 5:30pm
Reconciliation and Social Justice through Collaboration with Indigenous Communities in Wikimedia Projects

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We will discuss a project which is using a case study approach to model community collaboration in the creation of linked open data related to Indigenous communities in North America using the Wikimedia platforms. We are working to create heightened awareness around the ethics of open and account for traditional knowledge structures as valid conceptual frameworks with a focus on provisions to respect and defend the agency and authority of individuals, families, and communities to exercise their right to not participate, or have their information used.


Stacy Allison-Cassin

Associate Librarian, Digital Pedagogy, York University
Stacy Allison-Cassin is an Associate Librarian at York University. She has held a variety of roles, including digital pedagogy, digital humanities, and cataloguing librarian for music. She held the W.P. Scott Chair in E-Librarianship from 2015-2017.

Kyl Morrison

Education Coordinator, Credit River Metis Council
First Nation and Metis education, history, issues, identity.Maple sweet water, syrup and sugar harvesting and processing.Seed libraries, seed savers, food security.

Friday April 13, 2018 4:45pm - 5:30pm EDT
SoCo Ballroom "B" 3rd floor, Delta Toronto Hotel, 75 Lower Simcoe St, Toronto ON