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Moua, Chai Charles
Roars of traditional leaders : Mong (Miao) American cultural practices in a conventional society / Chai Charles Moua
Lanham : University Press of America, c2012
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 3rd Floor  E184.H55 M68 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Hmong Americans -- Social life and customs
Hmong (Asian people) -- United States
Physical Description xix, 99 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographic references (p. 93-99)
Summary The aim of this book is to sustain the Mong cultural practices. It is based on the roaring views of fifteen Mong traditional leaders about the oral and cultural practices of the Mong people in the U.S. Maintaining the cultural legacies of a group of indigenous people such as the Mong Americans is imperative since they have more than 5,000 years of cultural traditions. The cultural and oral practices of the Mong New Year celebration, marriage custom, and traditional funeral rituals have been challenged as a result of the Mong migration from China, often through other host countries, to the United States. The Mong traditional leaders have been the vocal voices that are influential in regard to maintaining the Mong traditional culture

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