Color scan of a Hmong New Year postcard showing two young women in traditional Hmong dress, c.1980s.

Hmong New Year postcard

Hmong New Year postcard showing two young women in traditional Hmong dress, c.1980s.

Color image of a Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year activities. Made in at a refugee camp in Thailand, c.1980.

Hmong New Year story cloth (paj ndaub) c.1980

Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year activities. Made in at a refugee camp in Thailand, c.1980.

Color image of a Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year courtship rituals. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1988.

Hmong New Year story cloth (paj ndaub) c.1988

Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year courtship rituals. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1988.

Color image of a Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year activities. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1989.

Hmong New Year story cloth (paj ndaub) c.1989

Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year activities. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1989.

Color image of a Paj ornament made by May Yang, c.1982.

Hmong paj ornament

Paj ornament made by May Yang, c.1982.

Color image of an inset of a Hmong story cloth (paj ndau) depicting the flight of the Hmong across the Mekong River, from Laos into Thailand. Made in 1985.

Hmong story cloth (paj ndau) inset

Inset of a Hmong story cloth (paj ndau) depicting the flight of the Hmong across the Mekong River, from Laos into Thailand. Made in 1985.

Black and white photograph of Hmong students in a class at the Lao Family Community Center inside a branch of the St. Paul YMCA, c.1980.

Hmong students at Lao Family Community Center

Hmong students in a class at the Lao Family Community Center inside a branch of the St. Paul YMCA, c.1980.

Color image of a Hmong tb lub pov courtship ball used during a Hmong New Year celebration. Made by Mai Yia Thao of St. Paul on December 16, 1994.

Hmong tb lub pov courtship ball

Hmong tb lub pov courtship ball used during a Hmong New Year celebration. Made by Mai Yia Thao of St. Paul on December 16, 1994.

Color image of a Hmong story cloth (paj ndau) showing a traditional Laotian village scene. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1989.

Hmong village story cloth (paj ndau)

Hmong story cloth (paj ndau) showing a traditional Laotian village scene. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1989.

Black and white photograph of a Hmong wedding reception in St. Paul, 1981. Photographed by Michael Kieger.

Hmong wedding reception

Hmong wedding reception in St. Paul, 1981. Photographed by Michael Kieger.

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