Chapter 1&2

These beginning two chapters laid the foundation of who the Hmong people are, some of their traditions, and values that they live by.  Chapter one, Birth, talked about the Hmong people on a broad scale by looking at the Lee family.  Within the first few pages there is an overwhelming emphasis on family and tradition.Continue reading Chapter 1&2

Chapters 1 & 2

The first two chapters discuss the traditions of the Hmong culture, especially when it comes to child birth. The Hmong people have traditions that are drastically different from Western medicine, due to their location and sociopolitical status. The first chapter gives a brief summary of Foua’s experience with child birth and the way it isContinue reading Chapters 1 & 2