The Hmong legacy of honor, tragedy

Wagner, David
August 1998
Insight on the News;08/31/98, Vol. 14 Issue 32, p12
Presents a historical review on the life of the Hmong mountain dwellers of Laos. Honoring of the Hmong-American community by the United States Congress on May 1997; Background information on the Hmong culture and national identity; Reference to the book `Tragic Mountians: The Hmong, the Americans, and the Secret Wars of Laos, 1942-1992,' by Jane Hamilton-Merritt; Information on Hmong General Vang Pao.


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