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Writer Kao Kalia Yang Brings Hmong Storytelling to the American Canon

By Kate McDonald

She is the curating artist for the May 2019 event, Art Is...Our Call for PeaceWriter Kao Kalia Yang, traditional song poet Bee Yang, spoken word artist Kevin Yang, and visual artist  XeeReiter come together on a historic evening that transcends generations and artistic forms to celebrate Hmong art in America. They send a message to the world: If there are good things that emerge from wars at all, then it is us, those who've survived to dream of more peaceful possibilities. 

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Special Thanks: East Side Freedom LibraryEDTalks April 2015 presented by AchieveMpls and The Citizen’s League. McDonough Housing Authority.

Production Team: Kate McDonald, Ryan Klabunde, Brennan Vance, Terry Gray, Joe Demko.

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