Tag Archives: Hmong

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, […]

Religious spiritual ceremonies among Hmong and Native American

Religious spiritual ceremonies among Hmong and Native American

Cultural Competence in Health Care Alternate Healing Systems Cultures differ considerably in their views about health and illness, and may have strong beliefs in alternate healing systems such as acupuncture among Chinese-Americans, Ayurvedic medicine among Asian-Indians, and religious/spiritual ceremonies among Hmong and Native American individuals. These systems are not always evidence-based but are frequently critical […]

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 […]