009: Hmong People Love a Good Swindle

Happy one year to us! In this episode we talk about Linda’s recent #wanderlust trip, the Community of Excellence charter school updates, the Secret War veterans memorial at the Minnesota State capitol grounds, Hmong leaders (and Mai Na Lee’s book, Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom) and how Hmong people love a good swindle.

Below is the list of links for those who want to learn more about the stuff we mentioned and talked about.

Community School of Excellence-
http://www.twincities.com/2016/06/22/ka-zoua-xiong-save-our-school-or-save-our-jobs/
http://www.citypages.com/news/st-paul-hmong-charter-school-hires-back-teachers-narrowly-escapes-closure-8352025

Minnesota Memorial for Secret War veterans-
http://www.twincities.com/2016/06/11/hmong-memorial-state-capitol/
http://shrdo.com/index.php/suabhmong-news/hmong-news/3116-a-statue-to-remember-how-hmong-came-to-america-unveiled-on-june-11-2016

Mai Na Lee’s book Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom
https://uwpress.wisc.edu/books/5199.htm
also check your local library

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