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 The Miao Unreached People Group
Miao or Hmong ?: Both terms are used for this people group, though many Hmong from SE Asia see the title "Miao" as derogatory".
Information: Go to the People Profile page to learn basic facts about the Miao such as locations, language groups, maps, and even a discussion on whether we should call them Miao or Hmong.
Our primary purpose is to assist the body of Christ throughout the world in praying for the salvation of this unreached people group of 9 million, most of whom live in China.
www.peopleteams.com /miao

  
 Hmong-Aust Resource Page
Re-Thinking Hmong History: Are Hmong and Miao the Same People?
The Hmong People in the U.S. - by Jeff Lindsay, Appleton, Wisconsin
This is the home for information on Laos and its people (including the official page of "Laos WWW Virtual Library").
www.hmongnet.org /hmong-au/ozintro.htm

  
 The hilltribes of Thailand, Northern Thailand: Hmong Hilltribe - by Thailand online
The Hmong are diligent and independent people, fond of wearing their silver ornaments during ceremonies and much devoted to the sky spirit they believe has created their own ancient way of life.
In Thailand there are probably about 60000 Hmong people settled in villages throughout a wide area of the north, with perhaps another 50000 refugees from Laos living in camps located near the northeastern border of the country.
Most of the Hmong people are turning from opium growing, and are now seeking to market their exquisite needlework in order to supplement their income.
www.thailine.com /thailand/english/hill-e/hmong-e.htm   (430 words)

  
 opium.htm
By: Gary Y. After being disposed of their traditional lands, many Hmong and other indigenous people of China took refuge in isolated mountains areas which were suitable only for slash and burn cultivation.
By the early 19th century, it was said that the opium poppies cultivated by Han Chines had multicoloured petal while those of the Hmong were of the one colour and their fruit was bigger; and that Hmong girls did not use opium to seduce visitors as did chines girls
From the available literature it seems that the Hmong in China still carry out slash-and- burn agriculture supplement by wet field terracing where possible.
www.hmongnet.org /hmong-au/opium.htm   (1746 words)

  
 info: HMONG
Some Creationists believe the Miautso (Hmong) people are decendants of the Bible patriarchs, because the names of the Miautso kings in the lineage sound very similar to the names of the biblical kings, and in the same order.
Even though most Hmong families speak a language other than English at home, many Hmong Americans are rapidly blending into mainstream American society, and many young people are losing their culture and ethnic identity at a fast pace.
Perhaps not much can be done about this now but hopefully some people will understand the relation between the words Miao and Hmong better, if they are used in a more logical way.
www.info-macedonia.com /Hmong   (1746 words)

  
 Hmong Translation - Translate Hmong Language Translator
Many Hmong living in the West believe that every people should have the right to choose their own self-designation in other languages.
Perhaps not much can be done about this now but hopefully some people will understand the relation between the words Miao and Hmong better, if they are used in a more logical way.
Instead the term Hmong is to be used to designate all groups of the people.
www.translation-services-usa.com /languages/hmong.shtml   (2315 words)

  
 Pahawh Hmong alphabet
Though few Hmong use the Pahawh Hmong alphabet, they are very proud of the fact that it exists and that is was created by one of their people.
Hmong National Development, Inc. - a non-profit making organisation based in Washington D.C. which supports Hmong people and promotes their culture
In China Hmong is known as Miao and is written with Chinese characters or with an alphabet known as Pollard Miao.
www.omniglot.com /writing/hmong.htm   (518 words)

  
 The Hmong Tragedy: The Hmongs in the United States, their Origins in Laos, and the Future
For the many Hmong people who will be left behind after the last wave of officially registered Hmong immigrants go to the United States, the possibility of severe persecution and death is very real.
As Hlee Vang reports, the Thai government has also used the Hmong people in a secret war against Communist threats in the area, but now that the politicians in Thailand have decided to "renormalize" their relationship with Laos, it seems that the Hmong are about to be betrayed again.
In one case in the previous decade, I was at the hospital with a teenage Hmong girl whose abusive "husband" or boyfriend in a big fight had previously encouraged her to attempt suicide with an overdose.
www.jefflindsay.com /Hmong_tragedy.html   (12099 words)

  
 Hmong
Hmong is the language of the Hmong people.
The Hmong constitutes one of the most ancient people in Asia.
Since 1975, which marked the end of Vietnam War, more than 150,000 Hmong refugees from the Secret War of Laos have been resettled in the United States.
www.flw.com /languages/hmong.htm   (106 words)

  
 Hmong Cultural Center: Multicultural Resources, Adult Education, Cultural Education
The mission of Hmong Cultural Center Inc. (HCC) is to enhance the personal development of children, youth, and adults through Hmong Cultural education while providing resources that contribute to cross-cultural understanding between Hmong and non-Hmong people.
Walk-ins are welcome and there are many displays to look at that teach about the Hmong people, their history, their culture and their experience in the U.S. over the past 25 years.
We are the primary Hmong and Asian American organization in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area that provides community outreach activities related to multicultural education for the purposes of promoting positive race relations in the Twin Cities community.
www.hmongcenter.org   (378 words)

  
 Hmong Awareness
The Hmong people cling to this culture even today although they are far away from their homeland of the mountains of Southeast Asia, and this dependence on the culture can lead to problems in the classroom.
The Hmong are truly a people without a country, and the history of the Hmong certainly confirms this fact.
Hmong syntax is similar to English in that it follows the subject-verb-object pattern, however adjectives and demonstratives come after the noun ("this fat man" loosely becomes "man fat this").
web.csuchico.edu /~ah24/hmong_awareness.htm   (378 words)

  
 Miao or Hmong?
Instead the term Hmong is to be used to designate all groups of the people.4 I do not agree, however, and maintain that this is a result of confusing denotation with connotation.
Many Hmong living in the West believe that every people should have the right to choose their own self-designation in other languages.
It is these non-Chinese Hmong who advocate that the term Hmong be used not only for designating their dialect group, but also for the other groups living in China.
www.peopleteams.org /miao/MiaoHmong.htm   (378 words)

  
 Pahawh Hmong alphabet
Though few Hmong use the Pahawh Hmong alphabet, they are very proud of the fact that it exists and that is was created by one of their people.
Hmong National Development, Inc. - a non-profit making organisation based in Washington D.C. which supports Hmong people and promotes their culture
In China Hmong is known as Miao and is written with Chinese characters or with an alphabet known as Pollard Miao.
www.omniglot.com /writing/hmong.htm   (518 words)

  
 The Hmong Tragedy: The Hmongs in the United States, their Origins in Laos, and the Future
For the many Hmong people who will be left behind after the last wave of officially registered Hmong immigrants go to the United States, the possibility of severe persecution and death is very real.
As Hlee Vang reports, the Thai government has also used the Hmong people in a secret war against Communist threats in the area, but now that the politicians in Thailand have decided to "renormalize" their relationship with Laos, it seems that the Hmong are about to be betrayed again.
In one case in the previous decade, I was at the hospital with a teenage Hmong girl whose abusive "husband" or boyfriend in a big fight had previously encouraged her to attempt suicide with an overdose.
www.jefflindsay.com /Hmong_tragedy.html   (518 words)

  
 Rescribe: Hmong and Meo
The Hmong language, also called Meo, is spoken by mountain-dwelling people in southeast Asia, namely in southern China, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, and Thailand.
There is a useful bibliography of research covering the Hmong people and culture in the Hmong Studies Journal and a fairly extensive introduction to the Hmong culture and recent history here.
Hmong Daw is also known as White Meo and Meo Kao.
www.rescribe.com /hmong_translation.html   (518 words)

  
 Hmong History In China
August 31, 1998 -- The Hmong people of Laos supported the Us during the Vietnam war, and in 1997 the American Hmong community was honor by Congress.
Insight on the News - The Hmong legacy of honor, tragedy - plight on Hmong mountain-dwellers in Laos becoming known
Few people know their history, their role in fighting for the
www.hmongclothing.com /hmong-history-in-china.html   (518 words)

  
 Story Cloths
The Hmong may once have referred to themselves as "Mípeo," the "embroidery people." By the 18OOs the Chinese had supposedly classified them into 70 (in other accounts, 55) clans and required them to wear certain costumes, to segregate them.
"The Mien people are still living in B.C. times," a Hmong leader, Seng Lee, joked with a reporter in 1986.
(The Hmong had worn this art, not hung it on walls.) Later CAMA encouraged the women to stitch not only images of insects, say, to protect children, but images of village life back in the hills, or the animals and plants theyíd known, or scenes from traditional legends.
www.georgeleonard.com /aph_story_cloths.htm   (518 words)

  
 MSN Encarta - Search View - Laos
The indigenous languages of Laos fall into four major groups: the Daic or Tai-Kadai languages, Mon-Khmer (a subgroup of the Austro-Asiatic languages family), Tibeto-Burman (a subgroup of the Sino-Tibetan languages family), and Hmong-Mien.
The Hmong (also known as the Meo or Miao) are the most numerous and politically influential of the Lao Sung.
Some of these languages are spoken by only a few thousand people.
encarta.msn.com /text_761551958__1/Laos.html   (6889 words)

  
 Han Chinese - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sharing the language and culture of the Shang people, they extended their reach to encompass much of the area north of the Yangtze River.
During the past two millennia, the Han culture (that is, the language and its associated culture) extended into southern China, a region originally inhabited by the southern natives, including those speaking Dai, Austro-Asiatic and Hmong-Mien languages.
The people in the Wu area today continue to speak a separate dialect (that is unintelligible to Mandarin) but do not see themselves as a separate ethnic group.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Han_Chinese   (2083 words)

  
 E-MELD - Project Goals
Monguor is a Southeastern Mongolic language spoken in the People's Republic of China in the Qinghai province (primarily Huzhu, Datong, Ledu, Minhe, and Tongren counties) and the Gansu province (primarily Tianzhu county, and also Dahejia county).
Ega is spoken by approximately 300 people in Ivory Coast, and is of particular scientific interest because its highly conservative features promise new insights into the history of the Niger-Congo languages.
Mocoví is a Guaicuruan language from northern Argentina, with between 4000 and 7000 speakers.
emeld.org /goals/languages.cfm   (1161 words)

  
 People.kif?rev=1.2
Sign language interpreters provided in court, for college students, at important public events, in job training, at social services programs, in mental health service programs, some instruction for parents of deaf children, many sign language classes for hearing people.
There have been elementary schools for deaf people since 1898.
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cvs.sourceforge.net /viewcvs.py/sigmakee/KBs/People.kif?rev=1.2   (12614 words)

  
 THE TRANSNATIONAL RADICAL PARTY JOINS THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES TO DEMONSTRATE FOR FREEDOM AND DEMOCRACY IN VIETNAM ON THE OCCASION OF THE MEETING BETWEEN THE US PRESIDENT AND THE VIETNAMESE PRIME MINISTER
In particular, as representatives of indigenous peoples' organizations we call on the US Government to pay particular attention to the respect of the fundamental rights of the indigenous people of Indochina, namely the Montagnard Degar, The Khmer Krom, the Hmong and the Tai people.
On June 21, the Transnational Radical Party (TRP) will join the demonstration convened in Washington by four groups of indigenous peoples living in Vietnam, on the occasion of the meeting between the US President George W. Bush and the Prime Minister of Vietnam Phan Van Khai.
Over the last few years Vietnam has been trying - and this effort is still ongoing - to expel the TRP from the United Nations for its support to the Montagnard people and for giving the floor to their leader Kok Ksor, at the UN Commission on Human Rights.
coranet.radicalparty.org /pressreleases/press_release.php?func=detail&par=7689   (520 words)

  
 Welcome to HAP
By 1982, the Hmong population in the Twin Cities had increased to 12,000 people, the largest urban Hmong population in the United States.
Many of the Hmong were involved in the "Secret War of Laos" as allies of the United States and fought against the communist expansion in Indochina.
Hmong guests realized the Twin Cities had many advantages: sound Hmong leadership, good understanding between Hmong refugees and the local population, strong educational programs and possibilities of employment.
www.hmong.org /displaycontent.asp?ID=17   (470 words)

  
 Hmong Families
Older people in the Hmong village were respected because they had lived a long time and had many life experiences.
A Hmong wedding ritual involves tying a length of white ribbon or string from around the wrist of the bride to around the wrist of the groom.
When a Hmong man becomes a father, a name ceremony will be held to give him a new name such as Nhia or Pao to indicate that he has passed from one stage of life to another entailing more responsibility.
www.laofamily.org /culture/culture_info3.htm   (2156 words)

  
 Hmong History
This comes to the conclusion that somewhere along the way, may the Hmongs intermarried with blond haired blue eyes people, or maybe the Hmong may have migrated to Europe for a while before heading towards China.
In the Hmong folktales which were orally passed down from generation to generation, there were talks of Hmong having their own emperor of China.
Hmongs have learned to preserve their writings in the "paj ntaub" or the "Pha Dau".
www.geocities.com /tokyo/dojo/3610/hmong_history.htm   (818 words)

  
 Cultural Diversity: Eating in America, Hmong, HYG-5254-95
The Hmong people have experienced an enormous cultural change in their move to the United States.
Hmongs do not feel comfortable with direct eye contact and do not like to be touched on their heads.
The Hmong mother is caught between her husband who wants homeland cooking and her children who are becoming "Americanized" and expect her to cook American meals.
ohioline.osu.edu /hyg-fact/5000/5254.html   (986 words)

  
 Hmong Bibles
Find more gospel resources for people who speak Hmong at Ethnic Harvest.
Hmong is spoken in Laos and other Asian countries.
You can purchase the Blue Hmong (Njua) New Testament on audio cassette from Faith Comes By Hearing.
www.ethnicharvest.org /bibles/hmong.htm   (123 words)

  
 Hmong ABC - The First Hmong Bookstore - Arts, Books, Crafts
At Hmong ABC, we are dedicated to preserving and promoting the Hmong people through our large collections of arts, books and crafts.
If you're interested in an educational tour of the Trail of Migration of the Hmong in China, please contact Yuepheng Xiong at 651-338-7443, or via email at yuepheng@hmongabc.com.
Nyob zoo and welcome to Hmong Arts, Books and Crafts: The First Hmong Bookstore (easily known as Hmong ABC).
www.hmongabc.com   (243 words)

  
 Hmong language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hmong (Hmong: Hmoob) is a Hmong-Mien language spoken by the Hmong people native to Sichuan, northern Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos.
Hmong syllables have a very simple structure: onsets are obligatory (except in a few particles), nuclei may consist of a monophthong or diphthong, and coda consonants are prohibited, except that a weak coda[ŋ] may accompany nasal vowels and a weak coda[ʔ] may accompany the low-falling creaky tone.
Hmong uses a number of phonological features unfamiliar to English speakers, like aspiration, prenasalization, and lateral release, to make phonemic contrasts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hmong_language   (391 words)

  
 Yao people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A group of 61,000 people on the island of Hainan speak the Yao language Kim Mun, but see themselves as Miao (Hmong), and they are also officially kategorized as Miao by the Chinese Government.
Only 258,000 of the 439,000 people categorised as Bunu in the 1982 census speak Bunu; 100,000 speak Zhuang, and 181,000 speak Chinese and Bouyei.
There are also many Yao living in the United States, mainly refugees from the highlands of Laos who speak the Iu Mien language.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yao_people   (675 words)

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