Wikipedia:Meetup/Algoma Indigenous Women

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Rewriting Wikipedia at AlgomaU
When and Where
Date Monday, June 20, 2016
Time 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Address Algoma University
1520 Queen St East, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario
Doc Brown Room (EW 205)

This event will take place from 1-3pm on June 20, 2016 at Algoma University and is hosted by the Shingwauk Residential Schools Centre. Refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public. No previous experience editing Wikipedia entries is necessary. Wikipedia experts and research staff will be available to help you write and edit your entries. A list of possible subjects, reference materials, and online tutorials will be provided to support the work.

Event Details[edit]

Rewriting Wikipedia at AlgomaU

  • Date: June 21, 2016
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm (drop-ins welcome)
  • Location: Doc Brown (EW 205), Algoma University
  • Cost: FREE!
  • What to Bring: laptop and extension cord
  • Participants: All skill levels welcome. Support and some instruction will be available on-site.

List of articles to work on[edit]

The following are starting points for potential contributions. Feel free to add the names of notable Indigenous women, organizations or events.

Pages Needing Improvement[edit]

Suggested pages for creation[edit]




The following pages were created as part of this event:

Additionally numerous edits were made to existing pages and two draft pages were started.


Please add your Wikipedia username to the appropriate section below.


  1. Archkris
  2. Stormkateri92
  3. Tracyspur
  4. Ewainiowoldanski
  5. Mithomas14
  6. Kay89
  7. Hanna Rask
  8. Cheryl
  9. RedStarMigizi

Research & Wikipedia Help[edit]

Resources: Indigenous People in Canada[edit]

Wikipedia & the Gender Gap[edit]

Wikipedia logo with feminist symbol.

Creating pages[edit]

Public Domain Images[edit]