010: First World Love

In this episode we talk about #NoDAPL, the deportation of Cambodian refugees from the U.S., and our experiences navigating the intricacies of first world love.

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

#NoDAPL-
http://reappropriate.co/2016/09/asian-americans-we-cannot-be-silent-on-the-dakota-access-pipeline-nodapl/
http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/10/10/breaking-standing-rock-vows-continue-nodapl-fight-wake-court-injunction-denial-166041

Deportation of Cambodian refugees from U.S.-
http://aapress.com/ethnicity/cambodian/cambodian-refugee-husband-and-father-facing-deportation-to-country-he-has-never-seen/
http://www.startribune.com/rally-protests-planned-deportation-of-cambodian-refugees/393484861/#1

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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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008: Maws Maws Day

 

In this episode we have a lot to catch up on! We talk about the death of Prince, the #starringjohncho phenomena and Sandy’s love for John Cho, movie rumors, Hmong American Day, lots of Hmong people getting caught returning to the U.S. with illegal drugs, the Dylan Yang case, the big Zaub Qaub reveal, takeaways from the International Hmong Conference on Hmong Studies, our Mother’s Day survey results, and the funny and crazy shit our mothers and mother figures have said to us about sex.

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

#starringjohncho-
http://starringjohncho.com/ 

Hmong American Day-
http://www.tcdailyplanet.net/hmong-minnesotans-celebrate-first-annual-hmong-american-day-st-paul_2/
https://www.facebook.com/HmongAmericanDayMN/

Dylan Yang-
To Be Both Midwestern and Hmong
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/06/wausau-wisconsin-southeast-asia-hmong/485291/

Zaub Qaub-
http://www.zaubqaub.com/2016/03/zq-writers-revealed/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fMgclZRl2hk

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