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UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield Hall 218
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Community Members Invited
to Workshop to Learn
About Hmong Culture
phone (715) 836-4741
fax (715) 836-2900
web http://www.uwec.edu
e-mail newsbur@uwec.edu

MAILED: Dec. 12, 1997

EAU CLAIRE -- A February workshop titled "Hmong Religion and Cultural Values" will be offered by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education.
The workshop will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, in the Ramada Inn Conference Center.
Participants will examine traditional Hmong culture, beliefs, values and practices from the Hmongs perspective, and will enable service providers to better understand their Hmong clients' needs.
Among the topics that will be covered are history, courtship and marriage, child rearing, Hmong leadership, Shamanism and burial rituals.
Houa Vue Moua, co-author of "Trail Through the Mists" and a bilingual/bicultural interpreter for the Eau Claire City-County Health Department, will lead the course.
The registration deadline is Feb. 20, 1998.
The fee for the workshop is $80, which includes instruction, materials, refreshments and lunch.
For more information, call Pang Cher Vue at the College of Arts and Sciences Continuing Education office at (715) 836-2031.

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UWEC [Administrative Offices] [News Bureau]

Janice B. Wisner
UW-Eau Claire News Bureau
Schofield 218
(715) 836-4741
newsbur@uwec.edu

Updated: Dec. 12, 1997