A Look At The Hmong Archives – 20 Years On

A Look At The Hmong Archives – 20 Years On

A Look At The Hmong Archives – 20 Years On By Aarohi Narain   “In 1998, residents of St. Paul and Minneapolis were called by Yuepheng Xiong (co-chair of the Hmong Archives and owner of Hmong ABC) to discuss what actions they could take to actively preserve Hmong...
Four Hmong Leaders Named 2019 Bush Fellows

Four Hmong Leaders Named 2019 Bush Fellows

Four Hmong Leaders Named 2019 Bush Fellows By Sara Marie Moore   Four of 24 Bush Fellows selected by the Bush Foundation from across Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota are Hmong-Americans this year. The Hmong winners are Bo Thao-Urabe, of Eagan; Ia Xiong, of...
Two Stories, Double The Impact

Two Stories, Double The Impact

Two Stories, Double The Impact By Damon Guinn   Neng knows what it’s like to struggle. Before she completed HAP’s Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Behind the Wheel driver training, the single mother of four children worked as a cook at a shelter for homeless and...
For Diane Moua, Dessert Is A Piece Of Cake

For Diane Moua, Dessert Is A Piece Of Cake

For Diane Moua, Dessert Is A Piece Of Cake By Aarohi Narain   A couple of weeks ago, the James Beard Award Foundation announced the 2019 list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists. Twin Citizens found, to their delight, that Minnesota is very much on the culinary...