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Hmong New Year postcard showing two young women in traditional Hmong dress, c.1980s.
Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year activities. Made in at a refugee camp in Thailand, c.1980.
Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year courtship rituals. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1988.
Hmong paj ndaub, or story cloth, illustrating Hmong New Year activities. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1989.
Paj ornament made by May Yang, c.1982.
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 students in a class at the Lao Family Community Center inside a branch of the St. Paul YMCA, c.1980.
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 story cloth (paj ndau) showing a traditional Laotian village scene. Made in Ban Vinai, Thailand, c.1989.
Hmong wedding reception in St. Paul, 1981. Photographed by Michael Kieger.
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