S: Celebrating The Hmong New Year!
FC: Celebrating The Hmong New Year! | By Rachel Vang
1: Celebrating The Hmong New Year! | By Rachel Vang
2: Every year between the months of November and January, there are multiple Hmong New Year celebrations.
3: The Hmong New Year is a time for the Hmong to visit family in different states and celebrate their culture. Different states hold their New Year celebrations on various dates. This allows people to attend multiple Hmong New Year celebrations.
4: Many people dress up in traditional Hmong clothing for the Hmong New Year celebration.
5: There are lots of booths at the Hmong New Year. You can buy clothes, jewelry, medicine, movies, and other Hmong goods.
6: At the Hmong New Year you can always find Hmong sausage, rice, and dipping pepper to eat.
7: Also at the celebration you can play a traditional Hmong game called pov pob (a ball tossing game played by boys and girls).
8: At the Hmong New Year celebration you will most likely hear and see someone playing the qeej (multiple piped instrument played by men).
9: You will see girls dancing at the Hmong New Year Celebration!
10: At the Hmong New Year you will hear people singing in the Hmong language.
11: Most of all you will have fun at the Hmong New Year celebration.
12: Resources http://www.thefeather.com/pictures/main/56559/HmongWelcomeSignSm.jpg http://ninjasovereign.com/wp-content/gallery/2011dec/201112-hny-3.jpg http://www.ncppub.com/pages/wp-content/uploads/wpid-WP_IM_1290614984169__1.jpg http://fsa.typepad.com/.a/6a0120a5f065ee970c0168e4e733d1970c-320wi http://media.fresnobee.com/smedia/2011/12/26/22/25/10Iiaz.St.8.JPG http://www.laos-guide-999.com/image-files/hmong-new-year-dance.jpg
13: Resources http://www.sacbee.com/2011/11/26/4081790/annual-hmong-new-year-festival.html http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--jomb2vI3FM/TxEgRbSx1gI/AAAAAAAABMA/R0Aet3xNtRI/s640/_ http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_pncKR_JawiI/TPSbXVtMaJI/AAAAAAAAAGE/ZdyZVkvKscM/s640/4 http://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRAxZqqTmeFmYTUc-PE9AQliVgZ_9xQQcs1kgmjX http://www.am00n.com/home/images/oziogallery2/2008%20Hmong%20new%20year%20in http://hmongoakland.org/main/hmong-history/
14: It is not certain where the Hmong people originated from but many have lived in the United States since the 1980's. The Hmong people came to the United States from Laos and Thailand after the Vietnam War. For more information on the history of the Hmong you can visit: | http://hmongoakland.org/main/hmong-history/