An Introduction to Hmong Culture

Paperback, 207 pages, 6x9, English
by Ya Po Cha
ISBN: 978-0-7864-4951-4

Presenting a holistic perspective of the Hmong way of life, this book touches on every aspect of the Hmong culture, including an overview of their history and traditions, relationships between Hmong parents and their children, the rites and traditions of Hmong wedding and funeral ceremonies, the celebration of the Hmong New Year, home restrictions and other superstitious taboos, arts and politics. The book features and explains many Hmong words, phrases and proverbs.

Born in Laos, Ya Po Cha teaches Hmong Language as a world language at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, California.