Hmong Shamans Among 4 Killed In Sacramento

Four people were fatally shot and one was wounded at a home in south Sacramento, police said Sunday. They have not determined a motive.

Topics:  sacramento   
  • Hmong shamans among 4 killed in south Sacramento
    Among the victims were Xia and Lia Vang Yang, a couple in their 50s described as shamans in the Hmong community, the Sacramento Bee newspaper reported. Relatives told the Bee that the couple, who had moved to the neighborhood several months ago, raised ...
    06/10/2012 - 1:52 pm | View Link
  • Among four killed in south Sacramento house were two Hmong spiritual leaders
    As Sacramento police investigators searched for clues into a ... Among the victims were a 50s couple whom a nephew described a shamans - spiritual elders - in the Hmong community. More than 25 relatives huddled together in the shade of trees near the ...
    06/9/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • After a Hmong Healing Ceremony, A Feast
    One dish was prepared only for the mother-to-be: a freshly killed chicken. The chicken ... Visit KQED’s State of Health blog to read about how Hmong shamans in Merced are being trained in the basics of western medicine.
    04/20/2012 - 7:52 am | View Link
  • MODERNITY / A Matter of Respect / Training Hmong shaman in the ways of Western medicine is saving lives in Merced
    Reducing fear, instilling trust Almost 70,000 Hmong populate California's Central Valley. The majority of nonnative-born families, including Moua's, left Laos about 30 years ago because they would probably have been killed ... shamans have graduated from a ...
    06/3/2006 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Hmong Hunter Charged With 6 Murders Is Said to Be a Shaman
    PAUL, Nov. 30 - The man charged with murdering six other hunters and wounding two in Wisconsin ... was one of about 100 shamans among St. Paul's immigrant community of some 25,000 Hmong from Laos. He said he had assisted Mr. Vang in several shamanistic ...
    11/30/2004 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • More
  • Hmong Americans
    THE HMONG IN LAOS In Laos, the Hmong met new oppressors—the French—who had claimed Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia as part of their vast Indochinese Empire.
    07/30/2014 - 8:01 am | View Website
  • Chai Vang
    Chai Soua Vang (born September 24, 1968) is a naturalized U.S. citizen and a Hmong immigrant from Laos. While on a hunting trip in northern Wisconsin, Vang shot eight ...
    07/30/2014 - 5:59 am | View Website
  • Shamanism
    Terminology Etymology . The word "shaman" originates from the Evenki word "šamán The Tungusic term was subsequently adopted by Russians interacting with the ...
    07/30/2014 - 5:24 am | View Website
  • Acknowledgements
    Acknowledgements Madison Children’s Museum, 2004 In conjunction with the Hmong at Heart exhibition Written and organized by Dia Cha, Ph.D., Associate Professor of
    07/29/2014 - 10:43 pm | View Website
  • Health Issues and Health Advice for the Hmong People
    Hmong Health is part of the pages about the Hmong people by Jeff Lindsay. These pages begin with "The Tragedy of the Hmong." On this page, I discuss my observations ...
    07/29/2014 - 5:21 pm | View Website
  • More