The educational performance of Hmong students in Wisconsin.
New pioneers in the heartland: Hmong life in Wisconsin.
An opening reception featuring refreshments and a performance by the First Hmong Alliance Church Choir will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Through objects and personal stories, this exhibit immerses visitors in the Hmong history and culture and explores what it means to be Hmong American.
Despite the story cloths' enigma and absence of written language, Hmong experience is recorded in them through vivid threads, designs, and figures, as well as through oral stories and memory.
The Hmong story cloth is one of 213 made digitally accessible to a viewing public through HmongEmbroidery.org, an online virtual textiles museum run by the Hmong Cultural Center and Hmong Archives, located in Saint Paul, MN (fig.
The circumstances of Hmong transnational cinema fundamentally differ, as the Hmong do not dominate any country, and they are in the minority--at least at the national scale--in both the countries where Hmong films are produced (Thailand) and also at the places where the films are primarily consumed (the United States).
For Hmong Americans, film plays an important role in connecting people and places located far apart (Lee 2006, p.
At a time when the persecution of Hmong people in Laos continues, (1) it is encouraging to witness glimpses of peaceful niches where Hmong culture remains pristine and undisturbed in 21sth century Laos.
This is her most recent publication, and serves partly as an expanded sequel to a chapter in one of her earlier books: Songs of Memory: Traditional Music of the Golden Triangle: Essays and Images (Resonance Press: 2009), which offers a "brief overview of the music, ceremonies, and culture of six major groups in this area, including the Hmong." A revised version of this earlier book will soon be published, with additional photographs and texts, and Hmong words updated to the standard RPA system.
The Hmong minority group had been persecuted in Laos after they were recruited by the CIA to fight North Vietnamese soldiers during the Vietnam War.
The new leadership there viewed the Hmong as traitors for their work with the United States.
Readers may not know it, but Saint Paul has the largest Hmong
population per capita in the United States (10.0%; 28,591 Hmong