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Monday, September 20 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Revitalizing Endangered Languages

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Revitalizing Endangered Languages

September 20, 2021 at 09:00–10:30 UTC

Chair: Sadik Shahadu

Panelists: Sadik Shahadu • Satdeep Gill • Mali Brødreskift • Aremu Anuoluwapo • Abdul-Rasheed Yussif • Olushola Olaniyan • Amir Aharoni

Coordinator/host: Susanna Ånäs

Notes taken by: All

Description: This panel brings together practitioners working with indigenous and endangered languages. It shows what tools and strategies are available for revitalizing the languages within the open ecosystem.

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Olushola Olaniyan

President, Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation Inc
Olaniyan Olushola Olushola is a financial management expert and former asset management consultant to the First Bank of Nigeria, a bank founded in 1894 with a assets totaling NGN5.9 trillion (USD 153,908,000,000). Shola is the Chair, Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation Inc., and a membe... Read More →
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Satdeep Gill

Program Officer, GLAM & Culture, Wikimedia Foundation

Aremu Anuoluwapo

C. E. O, Aremu Language Consult
My name is Aremu. I'm a student of the University of Lagos, studying linguistics. I'll like to discuss languages as it relate to recent revolution and also have interest in agriculture
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Mali Brødreskift

Diversity manager, Wikimedia Norge
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Abdul-Rasheed Yussif

Co-founder and project manager, Dagbani Wikimedians User Group LBG
I am a Ghanaian professional teacher, my quest for new knowledge landed me into becoming a Wikimedian and also being  a teacher and believing in making creative educational materials freely accessible also landed me into Creative Commons.I am a co-founder of Dagbani Wikimedians User... Read More →
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Sadik Shahadu

Researcher, Dagbani Wikimedians User Group
My name is Sadik Shahadu from Ghana. I am a Co-founder of the Dagbani Wikimedians User Group and the Global Open Initiative. I am currently serving as a regional ambassador for indigenous communities at Art+Feminism, a steering committee member of the Wikimedia Language Diversity... Read More →

Monday September 20, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am UTC