Her, Vincent K.
Buley-Meissner, Mary Louise.
United States -- Ethnic relations.
Hmong Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Hmong Americans -- Social conditions.
Hmong Americans -- Social life and customs.
Community life -- United States.
Hmong (Asian people) -- History.
Minnesota Collection books.
||St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, c2012.
||ix, 278 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
||9780873518482 (paper : alk. paper)
0873518489 (paper : alk. paper)
||Includes bibliographical references and index.
||Hmong American studies: bringing new voices into multicultural studies / Vincent K. Her and Mary Louise Buley-Meissner -- pt. 1. Identity and history. Searching for sources of Hmong identity in multicultural America / Vincent K. Her -- Homeland narratives and Hmong Americans in Wisconsin / Jeremy Hein -- From war to resettlement: how Hmong have become Americans / Keith Quincy -- The spirit of enterprise and the emergence of Hmong and Hmong American identities: reflections of a Hmong anthropologist / Gary Yia Lee -- pt. 2. Family challenges and community transitions. The good Hmong girl eats raw laab / Ka Vang -- "There are no GLBT Hmong people": Hmong American young adults navigating culture and sexuality / Bic Ngo -- The challenges and contributions of Hmong American elders: a personal and professional perspective / Song Lee -- Hmong American professional identities: an overview of generational changes since the 1970s / Pao Lor -- Forging new paths, confronting new challenges: Hmong Americans in the twenty-first century / Kou Yang -- pt. 3. Cultural integration through education and the arts. Pieces of the puzzle: a Hmong American teacher's multifaceted identity / May Vang -- Transforming the world and oneself: the arts and Hmong American identity / Don Hones, Shervun Xiong, Ma Lee Xiong, Chan Vang, Hue Vang, and Amy DeBroux -- Making the invisible visible: confronting the complexities of identity, family, and culture through art / Kou Vang -- To see a bigger world: the home and heart of a Hmong American writer / Kao Kalia Yang -- Stitching the fabric of Hmong lives: the value of studying Paj Ntaub and story cloth in multicultural education / Mary Louise Buley-Meissner.