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Hmong Oral History Project: Interview with Nhia Y. Yang
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Nhia Yer Yang is a shaman, 60 years old. Prior to immigrating to the United States in 1980, he was a soldier and the mayor of his village. He is Xeng Sue Yang's older brother. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Nhia Yer Yang describes his life and his duties as both a soldier and a mayor in Laos. Nhia Yer Yang also discusses his current role as a shaman and the help that he gives to people. He concludes the interview with a concern for the future generations of Hmong people. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Interview translated by May Herr.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
7 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:45:02 running time
Creation Narrator: Yang, Nhia Yer
Interviewer: Rossi, Linda
Subjects Hmong (Asian people)
Dates Creation: 11/15/1991
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 16
Accession Number AV1994.94.7
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Hmong Oral History Project'