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Mon. Nov. 14th, 2016

Hmong New Year Celebrates the Old and New

Ntajneed Pao Xiong, photos by Toun Tou Chong Thao

Traditionally, the Hmong New Year had many significant or symbolic meanings. In Hmong culture, the New Year is the only large-scale event put together to celebrate the annual crop harvest, to wash away any bad omens or illness throughout the old year, and to renew the family spirits...