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.

Black and white photo print of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian Agency, c. 1860.

Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indian Agency on the Owatonna Road near Mankato

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.

Ho-Chunk Encampment

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.

Ho-Chunk woman and basswood wigwam

Black and white photograph of a Ho-Chunk woman sitting outside a shelter. Taken by Benjamin Franklin Upton in 1858.

Hodan Ugas

Hodan Ugas

The spoken word artist Hodan Ugas, granddaughter of the poet Rage Ugas, in a still from the documentary film Somalia: A Nation of Poets, which premiered on Twin Cities PBS in January 2017. Used courtesy of Ka Joog and Twin Cities PBS.

Black and white photograph of workers hoeing sugar beets in a field in Carver County. Date and photographer unknown.

Hoeing sugar beets

Workers hoe sugar beets in a field in Carver County. Date and photographer unknown.

Black and white photograph of Holden Church, Kenyon, August 5, 1891.

Holden Church

Holden Church, Kenyon, August 5, 1891. Photographer: Ole G. Felland.

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