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Mt. Fancy-Pants

We left Hanoi on the train the day Typhoon Rammasun was going to hit, according to all the weather reports. We didn’t want to sit inside for a couple days while it rained and rained with nothing to do. 1,373 more words


What does it mean when you’re Hmong but can’t speak Hmong?  

You may not like the language
You may not like being Hmong
You may not like the fact that you had no control over picking what culture you were born into. 157 more words


Pre-Marital Sex

Like some cultures, religions, and such, the Hmong does not view pre-marital sex in a positive light but I find it odd how it’s not a topic that is ever discussed, openly or privately. 547 more words


Hmong Story 40 Project Launch

I am working on a state-wide project called “Hmong Story 40″ with a group from throughout California. The result will be a museum-like exhibit which will open in the winter of 2015 to commemorate the 40th year of Hmong in the United States. 60 more words

Cultural Engagement

Much Needed Introduction

Alright, let’s get down to business . My name is Nkauj Zoo as seen by the title of this blog (Sounds like: Go-Zhaun ) and these are my adventures. 77 more words


Hmong boy

I haven’t posted much recently as I’ve been travelling in N.Thailand, and the Thai-Burmese border. I  took far too many pictures, and am now in Bangkok trying to edit these down to make a new photobook. 93 more words


Hmong's the Word

Dear Katy,

Inspired by your recent trip to Loas and Vietnam, I revisited a little Hmong restaurant and market near my aunt’s house in Menomonie, Wisconsin. 359 more words