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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.
Black-and-white photo print of the Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian Agency, c.1860.
Black-and-white photograph of a Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) encampment taken by Whitney's Gallery, c.1865.
Black and white photograph of a Ho-Chunk woman sitting outside a shelter. Taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton in 1858.
Workers hoe sugar beets in a field in Carver County. Date and photographer unknown.
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