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Upload Sámi placenames to Wikidata
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Kartverket has lots of data on places with Sami names. It's all freely licensed, and can be uploaded to Wikidata.



  • Download relevant data
  • Match their data with existing Wikidata properties (T256289)
  • Perform upload of items using QuickStatements


  • Send list of all placenames to UiT for generating forms
  • Upload lexemes to Wikidata
    • Find best way to do this en-masse
  • Connect items and lexemes

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jhsoby-WMNO renamed this task from Upload Sami placenames to Wikidata to Upload Sámi placenames to Wikidata.Jun 24 2020, 5:43 PM
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