Black Ice – A Novella Chapter 8

Niam Yim Leej
Snow didn’t know to fall on the refugee campground. That was the only home she’d ever known. Though she and her husband Yim Leej had settled their little family in Minnesota one fateful winter of year 1986.

MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series – The Paj Ntaub Industry

Among the refugees in the camps of Thailand in the 1980s and 90s, whether from Cambodia, Viet-Nam or Laos, were many men and women who were highly skilled craft makers.

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Black Ice – A Novella Chapter 7

A moment in time, Peng was driving from school. Farming was the worst thing on his mind. He hated the thought of farming. It actually made him sick. Sometimes, he even needed to lay down when he thought too much about farming.

MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series For Hmong Times Children At Work

Wandering the winding footpaths and dirt roads in the Hmong refugee camps in northern Thailand decades ago, one encountered men and women busily going about their daily tasks, as we saw in the last installment of this series*. Another level of work activity was just as evident in camp, the everyday chores of children.

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The Hmong Times Newspaper has been selected for the 2020 Best of St. Paul Award in the Publishers category by the St. Paul Award Program.

MINORS ASIA – #9 In A Series For Hmong Times – Hard Work

When most folks woke up in the predawn hour in Ban Vinai it was to the crowing of competing roosters throughout the hills and valleys in the camp housing tens of thousands of Hmong refugees, many of whom, it seems, had roosters.

Yuav Tshawb Nrhiav Tau Cov Ntaub Ntawv Hais Txog Kev Noj Qab Haus Huv Raug Zoo Rau Hauv Online Li Cas

Koj puas tau txais kev qhuab qhia txog kev noj qab haus huv los ntawm ib tug phooj ywg los sis kwv tij thiab xav tshawb nrhiav rau hauv internet?

The Hmong Times Newspaper is a quality publication for the Hmong Community. Providing valuable information and tools to promote togetherness and give the Hmong community a forum. The Hmong Times newspaper also provides the means for businesses, schools and organizations to make a connection with the Hmong Community.
Black Ice – A Novella  Chapter 8

Black Ice – A Novella Chapter 8

Niam Yim Leej
Snow didn’t know to fall on the refugee campground. That was the only home she’d ever known. Though she and her husband Yim Leej had settled their little family in Minnesota one fateful winter of year 1986.

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Black Ice – A Novella  Chapter 7

Black Ice – A Novella Chapter 7

A moment in time, Peng was driving from school. Farming was the worst thing on his mind. He hated the thought of farming. It actually made him sick. Sometimes, he even needed to lay down when he thought too much about farming.

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Black Ice – A Novella  Chapter 6

Black Ice – A Novella Chapter 6

Gaojia just nodded. She didn’t like to try her skill at responding in Hmong because, well, her Hmong sucked, and people often laughed at her accent whenever she did. She didn’t want to embarrass herself.

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Black Ice – A Novella  Chapter 5

Black Ice – A Novella Chapter 5

Funeral drums rumbled at the front of the crowd. Children and adults sat cross-legged on the ground, each holding an unlit incense stick, all bowing their heads as the Txiv Qeej bowed his qeej and raised a leg in fine performance.

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Nuj Yob: The Hmong Jungle Book

Nuj Yob: The Hmong Jungle Book

This rich fairy tale, traditionally shared through oral, Hmong storytelling, is finally published by the Hmong Educational Resources Publisher, written and described by Dr. Kou Yang, with lush and colorful illustrations by Yinkong Vue.

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Don’t Let Your Teen Leave Home Without A Boost

Don’t Let Your Teen Leave Home Without A Boost

Vaccines protect children from serious diseases. As they get older, teens can get diseases they already got shots for because the protection from vaccines can wear off. This is why teens need a second dose of meningococcal vaccine at age 16.

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YouTube: I’m Done!

YouTube: I’m Done!

Classic case of clickbait, did you fall for it? No, I am not quitting YouTube, but I am quitting my podcast style. Wasn’t it Jeff Bezos of Amazon who said ‘Be firm on vision but flexible on details’?

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YouTube: Thumbnails

YouTube: Thumbnails

Of course, five years ago, if you asked me ‘How are your thumbnails doing?” I would naturally reply, “Well, I don’t bite them as much because I use the nail clipper.”

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YouTube: GEAR

YouTube: GEAR

You have your idea, your audience and your niche. Let’s burn some money and buy a whole bunch of stuff at Best Buy. If you have lots of money you can stop reading now, if not, continue.

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How Wildlife Handles Winter

How Wildlife Handles Winter

To many Minnesotans at this time of year, Winter can start to feel a little like a long road trip to Spring – are we there yet? As mammals, we humans seem to keep having to fight off the urge to slumber the winter away, to hibernate like a bat in a cave until April.

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MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series For Hmong Times Children At Work

MINORS ASIA – #10 In A Series For Hmong Times Children At Work

Wandering the winding footpaths and dirt roads in the Hmong refugee camps in northern Thailand decades ago, one encountered men and women busily going about their daily tasks, as we saw in the last installment of this series*. Another level of work activity was just as evident in camp, the everyday chores of children.

read more