Hmong Women and Reproduction

Hmong Women and Reproduction

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Despite the fact that there are many Hmong living in the West (especially in the U.S., France, and Australia), their voices are generally not heard. This is particularly true for Hmong women. Health and welfare professionals complain that there is a lack of knowledge about Hmong women's lives, history, health needs, and reproductive customs. This book is an important resource for those who treat Hmong women.If the shaman is not paid a fee, the spirits with whom the shaman is negotiating will make him or her sick. ... In performing a trance healing, the shaman needs his shamanic tools, which are believed to be inherited from Siv Yis after he returned anbsp;...

Title:Hmong Women and Reproduction
Author:Pranee Liamputtong
Publisher:Praeger Pub Text - 2000-01-01


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