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We Are Hmong Minnesota: RESOURCES
“We Are Hmong Minnesota,” March 7-Jan. 3, 2016, at the Minnesota History Center.
MNHS offers a wide range of resources on Hmong history including artifacts, MNHS Press books and educational programs. In addition, scholarly content can be found through the Center for Hmong Studies at Concordia University, the Hmong Cultural Center and the Hmong Archives.
- Explore a new web page that brings together content from MNHS collections, event listings, MNHS Press titles and other resources. Look for this page to launch in January 2015.
- MNopedia, the online encyclopedia of Minnesota History. Look for articles about Hmong history and culture to be added in 2015.
- Explore what MNHS has to offer with the digital library guide “Hmong-Americans in Minnesota.” The guide showcases books, articles, oral histories, manuscript collections, government records, directories, newspapers, periodicals, images and artifacts.
- “Hmong in Minnesota” by Chia Youyee Vang
- “A People’s History of the Hmong” by Paul Hillmer
- “Hmong and American: From Refugees to Citizens,” edited by Vincent K. Her and Mary Louise Buley-Meissner
- “Bamboo Among the Oaks,” edited by Mai Neng Moua
- E-book short: “The Good Hmong Girl Eats Raw Laab” by Ka Vang
- “Asian Flavors: Changing the Tastes of Minnesotans since 1875” by Phyllis Louise Harris with Raghavan Iyer, includes a chapter on Hmong food.
- “Frogtown” by Wing Young Huie
“Minnesota History” articles:
- “Open House Journal: A Vision of History” by Benjamin Filene. Vol. 39, no. 2 (Summer 2004).
- MNHS textile collection by Linda McShannock. Vol. 64, no. 5 (Spring 2015).
- Becoming Minnesotan: Stories of Recent Immigrants and Refugees
Explore oral histories, classroom programs and curricula of recent immigrants to Minnesota, including Hmong.
- Minnesota History Center exhibits “Open House: If These Walls Could Talk” and “Then Now Wow” explore stories of Hmong in Minnesota.
“Northern Lights” textbook addresses Hmong migration in chapters 17 and 20.
- Student field trip lessons address the immigration and refugee experience as it relates to the history of Minnesota, including Hmong.