Event Title

Tradition and Tragedy: The Story of Hmong Paj Ntaub

Location

CSU Ballroom

Start Date

21-4-2014 2:00 PM

End Date

21-4-2014 3:30 PM

Student's Major

Ethnic Studies

Student's College

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Mentor's Name

Vang Xiong

Mentor's Department

Ethnic Studies

Mentor's College

Science, Engineering and Technology

Second Mentor's Name

Song Yang

Second Mentor's Department

Ethnic Studies

Second Mentor's College

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Description

Art is an important factor in any culture. The embroidery art of the Hmong “Paj Ntaub” also known as the “Flower Cloth” is a traditional form Hmong textile work that tells the traditions, culture values, and history of the Hmong people. The purpose of this poster presentation is to showcase this masterpiece of “Paj Ntaub” to our diverse campus community’s members about the Hmong and their journey to America as well as how the story clothes is used to define and narrate stories about Hmong history and culture.

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Apr 21st, 2:00 PM Apr 21st, 3:30 PM

Tradition and Tragedy: The Story of Hmong Paj Ntaub

CSU Ballroom

Art is an important factor in any culture. The embroidery art of the Hmong “Paj Ntaub” also known as the “Flower Cloth” is a traditional form Hmong textile work that tells the traditions, culture values, and history of the Hmong people. The purpose of this poster presentation is to showcase this masterpiece of “Paj Ntaub” to our diverse campus community’s members about the Hmong and their journey to America as well as how the story clothes is used to define and narrate stories about Hmong history and culture.

Recommended Citation

Vang, Mai Xee; Panhia Lee; Pathy Xiong; and Pakou Lee. "Tradition and Tragedy: The Story of Hmong Paj Ntaub." Undergraduate Research Symposium, Mankato, MN, April 21, 2014.
http://cornerstone.lib.mnsu.edu/urs/2014/poster_session_B/21