Thai Treatment of Hill Tribe Peoples, U.S. Treatment, Native Americans

Thai Treatment of Hill Tribe Peoples, U.S. Treatment, Native Americans

DEJA VU – THAI TREATMENT OF HILL TRIBE PEOPLES VIS-A-VIS U.S. TREATMENT OF NATIVE AMERICANS The Thai government is once again moving against the Hmong people at Wat Tham Krabok. A commentary on the Op-Ed page of the Bangkok Post states that “A community crackdown like the one under way at the temple would never be […]

Animal Sacrifices: (Like Native American), (Healing), (Appease Dabs)

Animal Sacrifices: (Like Native American), (Healing), (Appease Dabs)

Beginning Again: The Hmong and the United States Transition: Let’s step back for a minute from my culture and my individualistic needs and wants and learn a little about a culture that contrasts my own. For my project, I interviewed Steven Vang, Mai Vang (no relationship-just clan structure), Dr. Vang Xiong; attended two Hmong cultural […]

Native Americans Merging Animism with Christianity, Then So Can Hmong

Native Americans Merging Animism with Christianity, Then So Can Hmong

The Hmong Religious Experience Conflict The cultural changes that have been brought forth have been drastic enough to cause conflict between Hmong Christians and Hmong Animists. All the new changes also brought division and difference between Christians and animists. In marriage, the “majority of conflict concerned the refusal to pay bride wealth at weddings, resulting […]

Hmong Culinary Diets: Native American Woodland Plant, “Solomons Seal”

Hmong Culinary Diets: Native American Woodland Plant, “Solomons Seal”

Hmong Diet Typical US Hmong Diet There are a lot of common items that the average Hmong families eat. Mustard Greens, Pork, Chicken, beef, and rice. To answer some of these questions, I did a bit of research and found that Hmong diets differ slightly depending on geographical location. For the most part though, a […]

Hmong Clothing: People See It on Me as Being Native American Clothing

Hmong Clothing: People See It on Me as Being Native American Clothing

Scenes from the Hmong New Year’s Celebration CHIBCHA Man, I think Hmong culture is really cool! I read in the “marie claire” magazine, April 2005, an article, that Kia Vang wrote about her father who’s not a killer, and many people look at hmong people and thay hate them, thinking that they are murderous animals, […]

Native Hill Tribes: Native Americans, United States, Ethnic Minority

Native Hill Tribes: Native Americans, United States, Ethnic Minority

Hill Tribes of Chiang Mai – Lisu, Hmong, and Karen in Northern Thailand The Northern Thailand administrative region is known for its population of native hill tribes which, much like the Native Americans of the United States, are an ethnic minority. They are divided into various tribes and clans, each with its own set of […]

Native Americans Lost Their Land, Dignity When Europeans Came Over

Native Americans Lost Their Land, Dignity When Europeans Came Over

Hmong Traditions: Understanding a Way of Life INTRODUCTION The Hmong migrated to Southeast Asia in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Prior to their arrival in Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand, the Hmong lived a simple agrarian lifestyle in China. They settled along the Yellow River. Eventually, the Han Chinese came along and both groups lived […]