The Secret War | A Live Facebook Conversation

The Secret War | A Live Facebook Conversation

On February 23, Twin Cities PBS hosted a live conversation with Lee Pao Xiong, Director of the Center for Hmong Studies at Concordia University, and Lisa Blackstone, the director of the upcoming documentary “The Secret War.” The film focuses on … Continued
Lee Pao Xiong – Qualities of a Hmong Leader

Lee Pao Xiong – Qualities of a Hmong Leader

Professor Lee Pao Xiong, Director of Centers for Hmong Studies at Concordia University in St. Paul, MN presents about Hmong leadership at the University of Wisconsin – Madison’s Hmong Culture Day event.
Overview of Recent Scholarship on Premodern Hmong History

Overview of Recent Scholarship on Premodern Hmong History

Mark E. Pfeifer, PhDHmong Cultural and Resource CenterSaint Paul, MNwww.hmongcenter.org Introduction Purpose of Presentation is to present a short and broad overview of contemporary scholarship pertaining to pre-modern Hmong History  There is not a single existing study that focuses on … Continued
18 Council Hmong Wedding Guide has its place

18 Council Hmong Wedding Guide has its place

By PA DER VANGGuest Editorial ST. PAUL (Oct. 25, 2013) — The deep cultural meanings in the traditional Hmong wedding ceremony has lost their relevance to many Hmong as they transition to life in the United States resulting in conflict … Continued
Eastern and Western World Views

Eastern and Western World Views

Eastern View 1. Primacy of relationship (extension) 2. Authoritarian orientation (controls) 3. Extended family structure 4. Emphasis on maturity 5. Interdependence (status in group) 6. Compliance (no contempt) 7. Conformity (emulation)8. Cooperation 9. Harmony 10. Security Western View 1. Primacy … Continued
Current Situation of Hmong People in Laos (2017)

Current Situation of Hmong People in Laos (2017)

HistoricalBackground The Hmong ChaoFa people are an indigenous group originally from the ChaoFa region of Northern Laos in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (LPDR). They distinguish themselves from the Laotian population because of their ethnicity, language, culture and religion. The … Continued
115th Congress 2nd Session – H. RES. 992

115th Congress 2nd Session – H. RES. 992

Condemning the actions taken by the Lao People’s Democratic Republicagainst the Hmong ChaoFa Indigenous people, and for other purposes. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESJULY 12, 2018Mr. GARRETT submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs … Continued