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Document Details


Title: Mai Lee/Ger Vang/Vue
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: California State University, Long Beach. Virtual Oral/Aural History Archive
Collection: Southeast Asian History: Hmong
Description: Wife and husband, Mai Lee Vang and Ger Vue, are community artists and leaders. Vang is a nationally known master singer; and her husband is also an accomplished singer. Both were born in the northern province of Xieng Khoung in Laos. He had three years of schooling until 1975, but she had none. Both their families left their farms and survived in the jungle for a number of years during the war. They met as teens in a Thai refugee camp and immigrated together.
Original Language: English
Audio: [Audio available]
Speaker: Vue, Ger
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Xiangkhoang province, Laos; Xiangkhoang, Laos; Laos; Asia
Speaker race: Asian
Speaker occupation: Singer
Document date: Undated
Locations discussed: Asia; Europe; France; Laos; North America; United States; Xiangkhoang province, Laos; Xiangkhoang, Laos
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arts, Hmong; Asia; Europe; Folk songs, Hmong; France; Hmong (Asian people)--California; Hmong (Asian people)--Long Beach (Calif.); Hmong Americans; Laos; North America; Oral history; Short stories, Hmong; Songs, Hmong; United States; Xiangkhoang province, Laos; Xiangkhoang, Laos
ASP release: 2007-01
Document code: OHI0035309-38878