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Hmong Oral History Project: Interview with Yang C. Ying

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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Yang Cha Ying immigrated to the United States on October 7, 1980. Prior to his immigration he was an assistant to the mayor of Por Far, Laos. Yang Cha Ying also served as a soldier from 1950-1953. Currently, he is retired, though he acts as an advisor for the police when making domestic calls. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Yang Cha Ying describes his life in Laos, particularly the time he spent fighting in the wars, in detail. He talks about his adjustment to life in the United States and his role as an advisor for the police in domestic situations, explaining cultural differences. Yang Cha Ying hopes that the youth of his culture will learn to respect the elderly. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Interview translated by May Herr.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
5 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:17:55 running time
Creation Narrator: Ying, Yang Cha
Interviewer: Rossi, Linda
Subjects Hmong Americans -- Minnesota.
Dates Creation: 11/20/1991
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
ID Number OH 16
Accession Number AV1994.94.9
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