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MSU Professor Martha Bloomfield presents Hmong Americans in Michigan (Okemos) (Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 7pm)
Join us for a talk and signing for the release of the newest book in the Michigan State University Press “Discovering the People of Michigan” series. Author Martha Bloomfield has spoken at Schuler Books about her previous titles, The Sweetness of Freedom, and My Eyes Feel They Need to Cry, and now she will present about the more than 5000 Hmong who live in Michigan. Hmong Americans in Michigan is an introduction to their experience here, discussing Hmong American history, culture, and more specifically how they left homelands filled with brutality and warfare in the the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Thailand, and Laos, to come to the United States since the mid-1970s. Martha will be joined by members of the Michigan Hmong community who will be able to answer questions and share their own experiences.
Location: Street: 1982 Grand River Ave City: Okemos, Province: Michigan Postal Code: 48864 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
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