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Hmong Culture

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on 24 October 2012

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Transcript of Hmong Culture

Religion Shamanism: is a practice that involves a practitioner reaching altered states of consciousness in order to encounter and interact with the Spirit world.
You must be spiritually chosen to be the Shaman.
Heal/bless/welcome. Quick Summary of Hmong People No country of their own.
Spread out mostly in Southeast Asia
Aided the Americans in the Vietnam War.
After American withdrawal from the war, 1975 was a significant year in Hmong history. The massacring of Hmong people begin. Hmong Culture Modern Day Celebrations Celebration of the coming new year.
Hmong community from all over the U.S gather in one spot to celebrate with each other.
Many new years in different States, but the biggest and main on is in Fresno, Ca.
Usually occurs the day after X-mas until New years day.
Food, shows, competitions. Video Of Hmong Dance "Hmong Culture." . N.p., 12 2012. Web. 23 Oct 2012. http://www.hmongculture.net/>.

Lee, Txongpao. "Hmong Culture Center." . N.p., 09 2012. Web. 19 Oct 2012.
http://www.hmongcc.org/>.

Vang, Tommy. "Hmong International New Year Foundation." . N.p., 23 2012. Web. 19 Oct 2012.
<http://www.hmongnewyear.us/>.

Lee, Bao. “Mother’s Personal Experience.”
BY: Zong Lee Hmong Families attempted to flee Laos into Thai refugee camps.
Mekong River.
U.S aids Hmong people to the America ESCAPING Black cover over face, shrine, sacrifice/peace offering.
Can be a pig or chicken depending on the situation.
Burning of joss paper as money.
Small situations usually just use rice, egg, and incense sticks. SPIRITUAL CEREMONIES Many types of clothing/color depending on where you're from.
White Hmong, Green Hmong, Red Hmong, Black Hmong, etc. Wardrobes Other Things Reference
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