Pastor Xaiv Suav explains how the pronunciation of Hmong and Mong are similar to the pronunciation of knot and not. He also relates Mong Der and Mong Leng to being the left and right arms of one body, etc.
Councilman Dai Thao, once again, continued to be defiant and unapologetic towards his fellow Mong community members! After he was called out on March 5, 2022 for the second time to apologize for his misconduct towards the Mong community, through his Legislative Aide (Mai Chong Xiong) and Executive Assistant (Kristin Koziol), he reached out… Read More »
The 9/21/2021 post from Dai Thao below is the post that started the mess. Dai held that Mong Leng’s spelling of our people “Moob” is not standard while Mong Der’s spelling “Hmoob” and the Mong Der English term “Hmong” are standard. Kongsue Xiong’s 9/22/2021 post below is one of his attempts to denigrate the Mong… Read More »
If “Hmoob and Moob” or “Hmong and Mong” will not be recognized and be permitted to be used interchangeably, then a new term acceptable by both white and green Hmong/Mong should be used. Commissioned by General Vang Pao, the Hmong Language Research Committee came up with the term “Mhong,”which was even used by General Vang… Read More »
The English term “Hmong” or “Mong” could be used if the intention for the inscription on the stones were to be in English. However, as The Minnesota China Friendship Garden Society Board of Directors explained, the words engraved on the stones were designed to be in our language, not English. The purpose of not using… Read More »