Dia's Story Cloth

Dia's Story Cloth

Book - 1996
Average Rating:
Rate this:
For centuries, needlework has been part of Hmong culture. But it has only been since the war in Vietnam and Laos, which displaced many Hmong, that the new, narrative form of 'story cloths' has emerged, a bridge between past and present. Dia Cha and her family experienced this displacement. Born in Laos, Dia fled with her family to Thailand as a child, spending four years in a refugee camp before arriving in the U.S. Her story is shared by many Hmong Americans. As told through the story cloth stitched by her aunt and uncle, the Hmong people's search for freedom began long ago in China. Dia's Story Cloth explores many aspects of the Hmong experience from peace and war in Asia to new beginnings in America.
Publisher: New York : Lee & Low Books ; Denver : Denver Museum of Natural History, [1996]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1996
ISBN: 9781880000632
1880000636
9781880000342
1880000342
Branch Call Number: J973.0495 C34C 1996
J973.0495 CHA 1996
Characteristics: 22 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Cha, Chue
Cha, Nhia Thao
Herold, Joyce

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at SPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top