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Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$102,564
We Are Hmong Minnesota, a 2,500-square-foot exhibit, debuted March 7, 2015, timed for the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the beginning of Hmong migration to Minnesota. MNHS staff worked in partnership with the Hmong community to develop the exhibit. A traveling version of the exhibit for loan to libraries, schools, and community centers was also developed and is currently circulating. A companion exhibit at the James J. Hill House displayed a collection of Hmong textiles recently donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.
Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$735,320
A 2,500-square-foot exhibition, "We Are Hmong/Peb Yog Hmoob," timed for the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the beginning of Hmong migration to Minnesota, is planned to open on March 7, 2015 and will run through November 29, 2015.
Statewide
Recipient
Minnesota Historical Society
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,000
The Hmong Oral History Project aims to document Hmong stories and perspectives and for these interviews to be used as a resource for the We Are Hmong exhibit. MNHS worked with Mitch Lee, director of St. Paul's Hmong Broadcasting Company (HBC), to interview 10 prominent Hmong individuals. The interviews were created in video format by HBC's film crew. The interviews will be featured on HBC and will also become part of the MNHS collection available online at the Voices of Minnesota website, collections.mnhs.org/voicesofmn/.
Statewide
Recipient
Preservation Alliance of Minnesota
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,850
To write a literature review of the Hmong community in Minnesota.
Statewide
Recipient
Center for Hmong Studies
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000

An interpretive exhibit, "Hmong History Through Textile", was created to show the relationship between Hmong history and the changing styles of traditional clothing and the "story cloth". Paj ntaub (flower cloth) is a form of textile artwork used to decorate women's skirts, men's collars and story cloths. The design of tradtional Hmong clothing identifies its wearer by familial, political, cultural and geographical connections.

Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong American Farmers Association
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To document in 10 oral history interviews the history of Hmong farmers in Minnesota.
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
To install an exhibit on Hmong history in Minnesota.
Statewide
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center of Minnesota
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$7,000
To assemble historic resources preparatory to fabrication and installation of an exhibit on the history of Hmong immigration in Minnesota
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center of Minnesota
2018 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000

To hire qualified consultants to develop and install an exhibit on Hmong folk culture in Minnesota.

Ramsey
Recipient
Iny Asian Dance Theater AKA Minnesota Sunshine Dance
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
Hennepin
Ramsey
Dakota
Anoka
Washington
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000

Folk and Traditional Arts

Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$15,000
Hmong Cultural Customs
Ramsey
Hennepin
Washington
Dakota
Recipient
Hmong Museum of Minnesota AKA Hmong Museum
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
Ramsey
Recipient
Iny Asian Dance Theater
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
Hennepin
Recipient
Hmong Arts Connection
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$2,000
The Hmong Arts Connection (HArC) promotes and inspires artistic expressions of Hmong culture through storytelling, in partnership with L’Etoile du Nord French Immersion School. Professional Hmong storytellers will connect with K-6 classrooms to perform and teach the art of Hmong storytelling.
Ramsey
Recipient
Iny Asian Dance Theater
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$59,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Wright
Recipient
Hmong Arts Enrichment Program Committee
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$9,500
Arts Activities Support
Ramsey
Recipient
Pathway Learning Center
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Arts Connection
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$20,930
Hmong Arts Connection request funds to produce two issues of Paj Ntaub Voice, the premier literary Hmong magazine, and to launch our Hmong writers speaking and teaching series.
Ramsey
Recipient
Lazy Hmong Woman Productions
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$35,500
To make theater accessible to the non-English speaking Hmong community, we will mount the play "Confessions of a Lazy Hmong Woman"in Hmong and nurture the talents of nontraditional Hmong actors.
Ramsey
Recipient
White Bear Center for the Arts
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$26,000
Arts Access
Anoka
Chisago
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Washington
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Folk and Traditional Arts
Ramsey
Hennepin
Recipient
Bee X. Yang
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$75,000

Folk and Traditional Arts

Anoka
Goodhue
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
The Peoples Cook
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
Ramsey
Recipient
Pan Asian Arts Alliance
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$60,000

Folk and Traditional Arts

Anoka
Blue Earth
Carver
Clearwater
Dakota
Faribault
Hennepin
Lyon
Olmsted
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
Lazy Hmong Woman Productions
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$37,000
Arts Access
Ramsey
Recipient
Iny Asian Dance Theater
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
Ramsey
Recipient
Ramsey County Parks and Recreation
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$147,000

With roughly 70,000 residents, Minnesota is home to the largest Hmong population in the United States. The top spinning game of Tuj Lub (pronounced - too loo) has its roots in Southeast Asia and holds cultural significance to the Hmong community. Formal Tuj Lub courts, constructed near a multi-shelter picnic area at Keller Regional Park, seek

Anoka
Carver
Dakota
Hennepin
Ramsey
Scott
Washington
Recipient
The DIAL GROUP
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Learning
Hennepin
Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Cultural Center
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$5,000
Community Arts
Ramsey
Recipient
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent AKA CHAT
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$41,191

Minnesota Festival Support

Ramsey
Recipient
International Friendship Through the Performing Arts
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,400
Folk and Traditional Arts
Dakota
Hennepin
Rice
Recipient
Hnub Tshiab: Hmong Women Achieving
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,670

In a 3-day retreat, Hmong women and girls will write their stories, experience different writing and storytelling styles, create writing projects, and network with established Hmong women writers.

Ramsey
Recipient
Hmong Arts Enrichment Program Committee
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
Ramsey
Recipient
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent AKA CHAT
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$32,000
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent will hold the 9th Annual Hmong Arts and Music Festival on Saturday, August 21, 2010, at the Western Sculpture Park in Saint Paul.
Ramsey
Recipient
Center for Hmong Arts and Talent AKA CHAT
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$10,000
Arts Activities Support
Ramsey
Recipient
The Peoples Cook
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$45,852
Arts Access
Hennepin
Ramsey