Hmong Tattoo Crew is live!

The Hmong Tattoo Crew’s page is live on Northern Spark! is gearing up for the June 10th Northern Spark 2017 event. The Team will be interviewing four Hmong tattoo artists and over 30 individuals with Hmong inspired tattoos. A select few will be featured in the Hmong Tattoo Exhibit that will open during Northern Spark! […]

Hmong Museum to Host “Hmong Chronicles,” a Storytelling Series

Can oral storytelling can be relevant and be considered for public education and interpretation? In 2016 and 2017 the Hmong Museum will seek an answer with their year-long storytelling series, Hmong Chronicles. The Museum will partner up with local Twin Cities Hmong artists–young and old, writers and oral storytellers–on a series of four events to […]

Hmong Vietnam War Vets Fight for Military Burials

Hmong Vietnam War Vets Fight for Full Military Burials By Emil Guillermo 11/11/2014 In the 1960s and 70s, the CIA recruited Vang Pao to organize a Hmong fighting force to join America’s “secret war” against the North Vietnamese in Laos. When the war ended, 35,000 Hmong soldiers died, according to Rep. Jim Costa, (D-Fresno). The […]