Who are the Hmong?
There are as many as 350,000 Hmong (the “h” is silent) living in the United States today. At first Hmong refugees settled in the Central Valley of California. Quickly, however, colonies sprouted in Montana. Then they moved to Minnesota; today the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area has the largest concentration of Hmong in the United States. The tendency to migrate is in keeping with their historic practices in Laos, some say.Inner Awareness - Unrecognized causes of illness
If you ask any knowledgeable doctor what the possible causes of man’s illness are, he will most likely enumerate any or a combination of the following: pathogens, such as bacteria, microbes, virus, etc.; allergens like pollen, dust, cigarette smoke, carcinogens; or cancer producing chemicals or materials.Real Housewives of Atlanta: The Leader of the Pack
The trip to Africa is winding down, and last night’s episode starts out with the ladies in a feel good mood. Moved by their visit to the orphanage, the women are reminiscing about the children they met, remembering how fortunate they are and toasting each other. For a quick minute, it seems as if the women are truly able to think beyond themselves, haute labels and see the big picture for a change.Spurlock: 100 years of 40,000 artifacts
Suspended in the entryway of the University of Illinois’ own Spurlock Museum, these words tell the story of what the museum is trying to accomplish 100 years after it originally opened on the top floor of Lincoln Hall.Nepalese woman accused of witchcraft and burned alive
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- A 40-year-old mother of two was burned alive in central Nepal after she was accused of being a witch, police said Saturday.
Dhegani Mahato was attacked and set on fire by family members and others after a shaman allegedly accused her of casting a spell to make one of her relatives sick, Police Officer Hira Mani Baral said.