There’s a Hmong migration happening in Wisconsin and across America, but the reason behind it remains shrouded in secret.
HAYFORK, Calif. — The red and purple opium poppies that his family grew on a mountainside half a world away were filled with an intoxicating, sticky sap that his mother traded for silver coins to feed her children and pay for their escape.
First and second generation Hmong Americans have always struggled to maintain their cultural heritage. Fortunately, the rise of programs and classes centered around educating the youth about Hmong culture means preservation of culture is no longer in question. Right?