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The Resource Folk stories of the Hmong : peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, [compiled by] Norma J. Livo, Dia Cha

Folk stories of the Hmong : peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, [compiled by] Norma J. Livo, Dia Cha

Label
Folk stories of the Hmong : peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam
Title
Folk stories of the Hmong
Title remainder
peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
[compiled by] Norma J. Livo, Dia Cha
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • sit
  • eng
Summary
The unique culture & heritage of the Hmong people are celebrated in this collection of folktales. Includes an introduction to Hmong history. The first collection of authentic Hmong tales to be published commercially in the English language, this book focuses on 27 captivating tales including creation myths; how/why stories; and tales of love, magic, and fun
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089/95
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR308.5.H67
LC item number
F65 1991
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-
  • 1962-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Livo, Norma J.
  • Cha, Dia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hmong (Asian people)
  • Tales
  • Hmong (Asian people)
  • Hmong (Asian people)
  • Folklore
  • Hmong (Asian people)
  • Hmong (Asian people)
  • Hmong (Asian people)
  • Tales
  • Southeast Asia
Label
Folk stories of the Hmong : peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, [compiled by] Norma J. Livo, Dia Cha
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-134)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Hmong and their culture. History of the Hmong -- Traditional beliefs and customs. Animal symbols ; Farming ; Houses ; Birth and death ; The shaman (tu-ua-neng) ; New Year's festival ; Marriage customs -- Hmong folk arts. Jewelry ; Clothing ; Pa ndau (flower cloth) ; Storycloths -- Cultural conflicts -- Preserving a cultural heritage
  • Folk stories : in the beginning. The beginning of the world -- Legend of the rice seed -- How seeds came again into the world and why dogs eat feces droppings -- The origin of the shaman -- Another age of happiness -- Creation, flood, naming story
  • How/why folk stories. Why monkey and man do not live together -- Why animals cannot talk -- Why people eat three meals a day and why doodle bugs roll balls of dung -- Why farmers have to work so hard -- Why birds are never hungry -- Why Hmong are forbidden to drink mother's milk -- Why the Hmong live on mountains -- Shoa and his fire -- The story of the owl
  • Folk stories of love, magic, and fun. A bird couple's vow -- The monkeys and the grasshoppers -- Sister-in-law Yer and the tiger : how a wise woman tricked the tiger -- Zeej Choj Kim, the lazy man -- Pumpkin Seed and the snake -- The handsome husband -- Ngao Nao and Shee Na -- The tiger steals Nkauj Ncoom -- The orphan and the monkeys -- The orphan boy and his wife -- The tigers steal Nou Plai's wife, Ntxawm -- Gwa and Uo and their two fish wives
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 135 p.
Isbn
9780872878549
Lccn
91000370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 3081160
  • (OCoLC)23144024
  • (OCoLC)ocm23144024
  • 294454
  • 3081160
Label
Folk stories of the Hmong : peoples of Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam, [compiled by] Norma J. Livo, Dia Cha
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-134)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The Hmong and their culture. History of the Hmong -- Traditional beliefs and customs. Animal symbols ; Farming ; Houses ; Birth and death ; The shaman (tu-ua-neng) ; New Year's festival ; Marriage customs -- Hmong folk arts. Jewelry ; Clothing ; Pa ndau (flower cloth) ; Storycloths -- Cultural conflicts -- Preserving a cultural heritage
  • Folk stories : in the beginning. The beginning of the world -- Legend of the rice seed -- How seeds came again into the world and why dogs eat feces droppings -- The origin of the shaman -- Another age of happiness -- Creation, flood, naming story
  • How/why folk stories. Why monkey and man do not live together -- Why animals cannot talk -- Why people eat three meals a day and why doodle bugs roll balls of dung -- Why farmers have to work so hard -- Why birds are never hungry -- Why Hmong are forbidden to drink mother's milk -- Why the Hmong live on mountains -- Shoa and his fire -- The story of the owl
  • Folk stories of love, magic, and fun. A bird couple's vow -- The monkeys and the grasshoppers -- Sister-in-law Yer and the tiger : how a wise woman tricked the tiger -- Zeej Choj Kim, the lazy man -- Pumpkin Seed and the snake -- The handsome husband -- Ngao Nao and Shee Na -- The tiger steals Nkauj Ncoom -- The orphan and the monkeys -- The orphan boy and his wife -- The tigers steal Nou Plai's wife, Ntxawm -- Gwa and Uo and their two fish wives
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
xii, 135 p.
Isbn
9780872878549
Lccn
91000370
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
  • 3081160
  • (OCoLC)23144024
  • (OCoLC)ocm23144024
  • 294454
  • 3081160

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