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Traditional, spiritual healing: Hmong and Native American communities

Traditional, spiritual healing: Hmong and Native American communities

Engaging the Underserved Traditional and Spiritual Healers Many community members reported that they rely on alternative approaches and traditional healers for dealing with mental illness. Traditional healers were described as respected and trusted community leaders who are a source of strength and empowerment for many community members. The reliance on traditional and spiritual healing approaches […]

Panama: Tabasará River Communities Face Imminent Eviction

Panama: Tabasará River Communities Face Imminent Eviction

Panama: Tabasará River Communities Face Imminent Eviction Richard Arghiris, 2014 Having fought tirelessly against the unlawful Barro Blanco hydroelectric dam, the indigenous Ngäbe communities on the banks of Panama’s Tabasará river are today threatened with forced eviction at the hands of Panama’s notoriously brutal security forces. The 29 MW dam, built by a Honduran-owned energy company, […]

Hmong and Native American communities: Indigenous Education Symposium

Hmong and Native American communities: Indigenous Education Symposium

Uniting Hmong and Native Americans By Amy Doeun – The weekend of November 8-11 in La Crosse, WI the Hmong and Native American communities came together for the Indigenous Education Symposium. Uniting Hmong and Native Americans By Amy Doeun The weekend of November 8-11 in La Crosse, WI the Hmong and Native American communities came together […]

Hmong and Native Indigenous Education: First Nations Hmong communities

Hmong and Native Indigenous Education: First Nations Hmong communities

Please join us to learn more about the central themes and topics of Hmong and Native Indigenous Education and help us in developing a strategic plan for the future of Indigenous Education in Wisconsin including First Nations and Hmong communities. Native American Community of Madison MARCH 17, 2012 Widening the Circle Summit Widening the Circle Summit Conference […]

Hmong and Native-American communities will shoot and edit short films

Hmong and Native-American communities will shoot and edit short films

Under his direction, a group of teens from the Twin Cities’ Hmong and Native-American communities will shoot and edit short films during a weeklong digital-video workshop designed to give participants the tools to document their own stories. JUNE 15-22, 2001 SPENCER NAKASAKO ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE Believing that everyone should have access to the media of video and […]

Hmong and Native American communities recognize respective histories

Hmong and Native American communities recognize respective histories

The La Crosse area Hmong and Native American communities have increasingly started to recognize that despite broad differences in their respective histories, they share many similarities in culture and social issues as Indigenous Peoples. Widening the Circle Indigenous Education Symposium: A gathering of traditions: Hmong and Native American communities come together to teach critical education […]

Hmong and Native American communities recognizing similarities culture

Hmong and Native American communities recognizing similarities culture

Another VERY interesting article about the Hmong and Native American communities coming together recognizing the similarities of their culture. Read it and tell us about your thoughts on this. Widening the Circle Indigenous Education Symposium: A gathering of traditions: Hmong and Native American communities come together to teach critical education 10/29/2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: […]