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Popularizing the Hmong Qeej Musical Instrument through YouTube

Written by Mong Palatino On 21 December 2013 @ 10:49 am | No Comments

In China, East Asia, English, History, Laos, Migration & Immigration, Music, Quick Reads

Catherine Falk studied how Chinese and Laotian Hmong diaspora groups maximized [1] the YouTube to preserve and popularize their culture, in particular the playing of qeej, an iconic Hmong reed mouth organ.

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[1] maximized: http://hmongstudies.org/FalkHSJ14.pdf

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