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Hmong Oral History Project: Interview with Khou Xiong
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Khou Xiong is a Hmong woman, 61 years old. She was a mother and housewife in Laos. She moved to Minneapolis in 1979 and presently completes Hmong handiwork sent from Laos, whose profits from sale are returned to Laos. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Khou Xiong talks of her immigration and acclimation to the United States. She notes differences in family relations, particularly in the behavior and attitudes of her children in the United States and those still in Laos. Khou Xiong ends the interview with a piece of advice for Hmong women. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Interview translated by May Herr.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
6 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:58:27 running time
Creation Narrator: Xiong, Ms. Khou
Interviewer: Rossi, Linda
Subjects Hmong (Asian people)
Dates Creation: 11/13/1991
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 16
Accession Number AV1994.94.5
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Hmong Oral History Project'