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Hmong Oral History Project: Interview with Xeng S. Yang
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Xeng Sue Yang is a Hmong man, 44 years old. He was a soldier for the CIA (1960-1975) and farmer in Laos. Since arriving in the United States in 1979, he has lived in Minneapolis. Presently he is a story teller and a musician. He is married to Khou Xiong Yang. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Xeng Sue Yang talks of his life as a CIA soldier in the Vietnam War and his feelings of patriotism. Tales of adjustment to life in the United States are related as well as observations regarding the differences in the legal systems of the two countries. Xeng Sue Yang concludes the interview with a statement of hope to keep his culture alive. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Interview translated by May Herr.
1 hour sound cassette
5 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:00:41 running time
Interviewee: Yang, Xeng Sue
Interviewer: Rossi, Linda
Hmong Americans -- Minnesota.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 16 (Library Call Number)
AV1994.94.8 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Hmong Oral History Project'