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    Elizabeth Thor, 7, runs as she balances two buckets full of water under the watchful eye of Nai Saelee while celebrating Hmong Culture Day at Yav Pem Suab Adacemy on Thursday September 26, 2013 in Sacramento, Calif. "This is a great learning experience for our culture because most have to carry water from the river to the house for their families," said Saelee a plant manager at the school. The Hmong are an Asian ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos, and Thailand.

Colorful cultural celebration

Published: Thursday, Sep. 26, 2013 - 11:04 pm
Last Modified: Thursday, Sep. 26, 2013 - 11:20 pm

Six-year-old Spring Moua celebrates Hmong Culture Day in traditional dress Thursday at Yav Pem Suab Academy in Sacramento. Students shared food and games to learn more about the culture.

“This is a great learning experience for our culture because most have to carry water from the river to the house for their families,” said Saelee, a plant manager at the school.

The Hmong are an ethnic group from the mountainous regions of China, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.



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