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Symonds, Patricia V. (2004). Calling in the Soul: Gender and the Cycle of Life in a Hmong Village. Seattle and London: University of Washington Press.

Yang, Cziasarh Neng. (2002). Cultural capital : old Hmong culture in modern times. Ed.D. Dissertation, University of Saint Thomas, Saint Paul, MN.

Rice, P.L. (2000). “Death in birth: The cultural construction of stillbirth, neonatal death, and maternal death among Hmong women in Australia.” Omega-Journal of Death and Dying. 41(1): 39-57.

Cooper, Robert (Editor) (1998). The Hmong: A guide to traditional lifestyles . Singapore: Times Editions.

Davy, Joseph. (1997) "Por Thao's Funeral (documentary photo essay)."Hmong Studies Journal Vol. 2 No. 1.

Morrison, Gayle. (1997) "The Hmong Qeej: Speaking to the Spirit World." Hmong Studies Journal Vol. 2 No. 1.

Falk, Catherine. (1996) "Upon Meeting the Ancestors: The Hmong Funeral Ritual in Asia and Australia." Hmong Studies Journal Vol. 1 No. 1.

Bao, X. (1994). “The Guzong Festival: Ancestral Sacrifice Among the Miao.” China Tourism, December 1994, 74-75.

Haddad A. and K. Brown. (1994). “Ethics in Action: A Young Hmong Man with Inoperable Liver Cancer.” RN 57 (July 1994): 19-21.

Bliatout, B. (1993). “Hmong Death Customs: Traditional and Acculturated.” In Ethnic Variations in Dying, Death, and Grief: Diversity in Universality, edited by D.K. Irish, K.F. Lundquist, and V.J. Nelsen, 79-100. Washington D.C.: Taylor and Francis, 1993.

Thao, P.N. (1993). “Between Two Worlds: Hmong Ethnography, Spirituality, and Ceremony for the Deceased.” Master’s Thesis, Mankato State University.

Symonds, Patricia Veronica (1991). Cosmology And The Cycle Of Life: Hmong View Of Birth, Death And Gender In A Mountain Village In Northern Thailand, PhD dissertation, Brown University.

Schriever, S.H. (1990). “Comparison of Beliefs and Practices of Ethnic Viet and Lao Hmong Concerning Illness, Healing, Death, and Mourning: Implications for Hospice Care with Refugees in Canada.” Journal of Palliative Care 6: 42-49.

Hayes, C.L. and R.A. Kalish. (1987). “Death-Related Experiences and Funerary Practices of the Hmong Refugee in the United States.” Omega 18 (1987-1988): 63-70.

Chindarsi, Nusit (1976). The Religion of the Hmong Njua. Bangkok: The Siam Society. [299.5919 N942]

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