Cree Wikipedia

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Type of site
Internet encyclopedia project
Available in Cree
Headquarters Miami, Florida
Owner Wikimedia Foundation
Website cr.wikipedia.org
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Registration Optional

Cree Wikipedia is a Cree language edition of Wikipedia, which was created in 2004.

History

Projected new logo for the Cree Wikipedia
  • August 2004 — creation of Cree Wikipedia.
  • 28 August 2004 — first edit[1]
  • 21 Marсh 2009 — 10,000th edit[2]
  • 28 July 2011 — 20,000th edit[3]
  • 8 January 2013 — 25,000 edit[4]
  • February 2014 — 100 articles[5]
  • The latest count is 127 articles and a total of 29,761 edits.

Statistics

Visits to Main Page of Cree Wikipedia over the last three months:

Dynamics of development

Dynamics of development, 2005-2016.

Dynamics of the number of active users. 
Dynamics of the number of registered users. 
Dynamics of the number of edits. 
Dynamics of the number of articles. 
Dynamics of the number of pages. 

Reception

Linguist András Kornai has classified Cree Wikipedia as a "digital heritage language" project, meaning it is useful for language preservation and study, but it is not a space where native speakers communicate actively in Cree.[6] Others, such as Andrew Dalby, suggest that Wikipedias in indigenous American languages are likely to increase, and that the presence of Wikipedia in heritage languages may contribute to continuing use of those languages.[7]

See also

References

  1. ^ First edit to Cree Wikipedia
  2. ^ 10000th edit
  3. ^ 20000th edit
  4. ^ 25000th edit
  5. ^ Wikimedia stats
  6. ^ Kornai, András (2013). "Digital language death". PLoS ONE. 8 (10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077056. 
  7. ^ Dalby, Andrew (April 2007). "Wikipedia(s) on the language map of the world". English Today. 23 (2): 3–8. doi:10.1017/S0266078407002027. 

External links

Site of Cree Wikipedia Mobile site of Cree Wikipedia

  • Statistic of Cree Wikipedia on the stats.wikimedia.org.
  • Media related to Cree Wikipedia at Wikimedia Commons
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