Hmong News – Laos

Hmong News – Laos

Photobook Review: My Grandfather Turned Into A Tiger… And Other Illusions by Pao Houa Her

Somewhere between Laos, Minnesota and Northern California, Pao Houa Her’s work shapes a mythology of diaspora and displacement, with plastic landscapes coming to life and waterfalls turning into …Full story: https://phmuseum.com/news/photobook-review-my-grandfather-turned-into-a-tiger-and-other-illusions-by-pao-houa-her

Xiong reponds to social media attacks over her ethnicity

Mai Xiong is a Hmong American, which can include Chinese, but her parents were Laotian, fleeing Laos to a Thailand refugee camp after the Vietnam War.

Full story: https://www.macombdaily.com/2024/02/11/xiong-reponds-to-social-media-attacks-over-her-ethnicity/

Push for Hmong veterans to get Congressional Gold Medal

A strong effort is underway to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Hmong veterans who fought a secret war on behalf of the United States in Laos during the Vietnam War era. The effort is lead by U.S …

Full story: https://www.msn.com/

Retaining spiritual connection

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She carried them across the Mekong River as the family fled the Communist takeover of her native Laos four decades ago. Today, they facilitate the connection to the spiritual world she needs to help …

Full story: https://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2023/dec/02/retaining-spiritual-connection/

The dark side of Henry Kissinger’s legacy: secret bombings during Vietnam War

The late Henry Kissinger’s legacy must include his support for the secret bombings across Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. NPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Bo Thao-Urabe, whose family fled Laos.

Disaggregate Our Demographics

Z. Forest Moua ’27, a Crimson Editorial comper, lives in Pennypacker Hall. I am Asian. More specifically, I am Hmong. The Hmong people are a Southeast Asian ethnic group mostly from China, Laos, …

In the US, Hmong ‘new year’ recalls ancestral spirits while teaching traditions to new generations

She carried them across the Mekong River as the family fled the Communist takeover of her native Laos four decades ago. Today, they facilitate the connection to the spiritual world she needs to help …

From Laos to St. Paul: Miss Hmong Minnesota pageant shows ‘vibrance’ of Hmong Minnesotans

Miss Hmong Minnesota 2024 Pageant contestant Pazoo Moa trains with other contestants during a practice session in St. Paul on Nov. 16. It’s a Thursday evening at Tso Siab Adult Daycare Center in north …

Senators Baldwin, Moran Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Recognize Role of Southeast Asian Diasporas’ Contribution in Vietnam War

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The Legacies of War Recognition and Unexploded Ordnance Removal Act provides resources for removal of landmines and unexploded ordnances left behind in Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos …

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Unearthing Fresno’s Hidden Rice Fields Through One Woman’s Journey

In 1977, Fresno was home to only one Hmong family. But within a few decades, the Hmong community blossomed into a staggering 35,000 residents, all refugees from Vietnam and Laos. They were resettled …

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This Ontario Farmer Is Reconnecting With Hmong Culture

At Paper Kite Farm, Judy Ning is cultivating Asian veggies grown from precious seeds her mom carried from Laos and Thailand decades ago.

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Unusual Article Uncovers The Inaccurate Practices of Lao Women

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The common Laos women are extremely lovely although not very fashionable and not attired in the best of attire and costumes. However, the wheels of change are transferring fairly fast and when you hav …

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Hmong immigrants put down roots on Dakota County farmland

When Lillian Hang’s parents immigrated to the United States from Laos in the late 1970s, they were already experienced farmers.

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Hmong family reunites in Twin Cities nearly 50 years after Vietnam War

Ntxawm Vaj of Laos was 3 years old when she was separated from her family amid combat during the Vietnam War. Last month, they were all back together for the first time since 1975.

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Who are Megan Khang’s parents? Exploring all about Nou and Lee Khang

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Her parents Nou and Lee Khang had a tumoltuous journey from the war-torn country of Laos during the Vietnam War. Lee was just 7 when he left his country after America’s withdrawal from the war.

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