Laos Memorial
The Laos and Hmong Memorial, or Lao Veterans of America Monument, is a granite monument, bronze plaque and living memorial (that includes an Atlas Cedar tree) in Arlington National Cemetery. It is loc...
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures is a 1997 book by Anne Fadiman that chronicles the struggles of a Hmong refugee family ...
Hmong Today
Hmong Today (Xov-Xwm Hmoob) is a U.S. nationwide newspaper documenting the news and culture of the Hmong American community. It is published biweekly and based in St. Paul, Minnesota.This newspaper pu...
Weapons of the Laotian Civil War
The Laotian Civil War was a military conflict that pitted the guerrilla forces of the Marxist-oriented Pathet Lao against the Royal Lao Armed Forces (FAR) of the Kingdom of Laos (French: Royaume du La...
History of the Hmong in Merced, California
The Hmong (aka Mong) are a major ethnic group residing in Merced, California. As of 1997 Merced had a high concentration of Hmong residents relative to its population. The Hmong community settled in M...
Laotian Civil War
The Laotian Civil War (1953–75) was fought between the Communist Pathet Lao (including many North Vietnamese of Lao ancestry) and the Royal Lao Government, with both sides receiving heavy external sup...
History of the Hmong in Minneapolis–Saint Paul
The Hmong people are a major ethnic group in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area. As of 2000 there were 40,707 ethnic Hmong in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. The 2010 U.S. Census stated there were 66,000 ...
Hmong archives
The Hmong Archives, formerly known as Hmong Nationality Archives, is a nonprofit organization located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States with the mission to research, collect, preserve, interpret...
Integration of Hmong People into Urban Society
There are many Hmong Diasporas around the world. They are widespread and living in many places such as Southeast Asia, China, the United States, France, and even Australia. The Hmong people, having ...
KQEQ
KQEQ (1210 AM) is a radio station broadcasting a World Ethnic (Hmong) format. Licensed to Fowler, California, USA, the station serves the Fresno area. The station is currently owned by New Wave Broa...
Royal Lao Army
The Royal Lao Army (French: Armée royale du Laos – ARL), also designated by its Americanized title ‘RLA’, was the ground forces branch of the Royal Lao Armed Forces (FAR), the official military of the...
Royal Lao Government
The Royal Lao Government was the ruling authority in the Kingdom of Laos from 1947 until the communist seizure of power in December 1975 and the proclamation of the Lao People's Democratic Republic. T...
Sheboygan Hmong Memorial
The Sheboygan Hmong Memorial (or Lao, Hmong and American Veterans Memorial) is a monument to the service and sacrifice of the Hmong people of Laos who fought for the United States during the Secret Wa...
Frogtown
Frogtown is a neighborhood in Saint Paul in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Built around University Avenue, the Thomas-Dale neighborhood is colloquially known as Frogtown (German: Froschburg). Histor...
Menace of Destruction
The first generation Masters of Destruction or the younger generation of "Menace of Destruction" or M.O.D. for short, is a Hmong street gang active in California and the Midwestern United States. They...
Battle of Lima Site 85
The Battle of Lima Site 85, also called Battle of Phou Pha Thi, was fought as part of a military campaign waged during the Vietnam War and Laotian Civil War by the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) (then k...
Operation Barrel Roll
Operation Barrel Roll was a covert U.S. Air Force 2nd Air Division (later the Seventh Air Force) and U.S. Navy Task Force 77, interdiction and close air support campaign conducted in the Kingdom of La...
2-Methylbutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency
2-Methylbutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency, also called 2-Methylbutyryl glycinuria or short/branched-chain acyl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency (SBCADD), is an autosomal recessive metabolic disorder. I...
Group 559
Group 559 was a transportation and logistical unit of the People's Army of Vietnam that was subordinate to the Rear Services General Directorate.Group 559 was established on 19 May 1959 in order to m...
Pop Buell
Edgar "Pop" Buell (1913-1980) was a humanitarian aid worker in Laos. He worked as farmer in Steuben County, Indiana until the age of 47, but following the death of his wife in 1958 he joined the Inter...
History of the Hmong in Fresno, California
The Hmong are a major ethnic group in Fresno, California. The Fresno Hmong community, along with that of Minneapolis/St. Paul, is one of the largest two urban U.S. Hmong communities. As of 1993 the Hm...
Insurgency in Laos
The insurgency in Laos refers to the ongoing, albeit sporadic, military conflict between the Lao People's Army, and Vietnam People's Army opposed primarily by members of the former "Secret Army" or th...
Paj Ntaub Voice
The Paj Ntaub Voice is the longest-running literary arts journal focused on Hmong art and culture, containing original literary and visual artwork as well as criticism.Established in 1994, its mission...
Hmong American Peace Academy
The Hmong American Peace Academy' (HAPA) is an school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operated as a charter school under the authority of Milwaukee Public Schools. It includes the HAPA K-8 program, and it ha...
Kev Koom Siab
Kev Koom Siab was the first Hmong language public affairs television program on US television. The series was produced at Twin Cities Public Television and Saint Paul Neighborhood Network from 1992 t...
Lima Site 85
Lima Site 85 (LS-85 alphanumeric code of the phonetic 1st letter used to conceal this covert operation) was a clandestine, military installation located in the Royal Kingdom of Laos guarded by the Hmo...