Hmongs & Native Americans ©
I find it interesting that both in the Hmong and Native traditions, a person has more than one name or as they get older or have kids they have a name ceremony ritual for them.
I notice that the Hmong and Natives are “divided” into tribes/clans. And in each tribe/clans they are very similar in traditions but have a different way of doing things as far as ceremonies and rituals goes.. Makes sense?
I think these two pictures are very close in comparison. What are your thoughts on it? Mapuche Indian: http://www.publicanthropology.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Chile-Mapuche-portrait1-copy.jpg Hmong traditional clothing: http://cdn2.psypost.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Hmong-traditional-clothing.jpg
Interesting!! A article I came across as I was doing some research. Here is a quote from the article: “the Naukan and coastal Chukchi from north-eastern Siberia carry ‘First American’ DNA.” http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-07/ucl-nap070912.php And here is something else I came across about the Chukchi tribe. http://my.opera.com/edwardpiercy/blog/2008/10/13/first-americans-day Reason I’m posting these is because according to Hmong oral history, it […]
Hmong New Year in South America. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XJoxThcZUdM Nouvel an Hmong 2013
I thought these videos were pretty cool. They show both cultures using this same instrument. What are your thoughts on it? Black Hmong Tribal Music Música Mapuche – Mi We Peñeñ.flv
What do you see similar or the same in your culture that is similar or the same in the other culture? Both input from Hmongs and Native Americans would be good.
What are your thoughts on the Hmongs and Native Americans being long lost brothers and sisters? Both input from Hmongs and Native Americans would be good.
What do you like about the other person culture? Both input from Hmongs and Native Americans would be good.
What do you like the most about your culture? Both input from Hmongs and Native Americans would be good.