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Maysee Yang Herr, of UW-Stevens Point, will offer an interesting perspective on Hmong culture from a personal viewpoint. Her talk includes stories and reflections on how she has been challenged by social and cultural expectations and has learned to overcome them. She explains how she has navigated conflict while retaining her dignity as well as that of the Hmong community.
Presentation by Daniel Green of UW-La Crosse. Green’s Ho-Chunk heritage has given him particular insight into this topic. His talk should offer a truer perspective into Native American heritage than is presented and packaged by the media, dispelling stereotypes and sharing a culture that is both ancient and modern.
Carol Mullen of the La Crosse County Historical Society will briefly outline the history of Germans in La Crosse County, touch on some differences between Germans and German Americans, and how German stereotypes and realities are two different things; plus share a few photos/stories of her German family members and their life here, with thoughts on what that heritage has meant to her.