Eh Ka Pu Moo was born in Burma in 1999. She moved to Thailand when she was two and went to school in a refugee camp. Her family later resettled in the United States and she is a student at Washington High School in St. Paul, MN.
Ku Ku was born in Klo Pa, Thailand in 1995. She lived in the Mai La Oo camp in Thailand with her family and studied at Young Ni Oo High School inside the camp. In 2014, she and her family moved to St. Paul, MN. She is a student at Washington High School.
Ta Nay Gay was born in Burma. Her family faced restrictions and violence from the Burmese military because they are Karen. Her family left the country for Thailaind in 2006, where they lived in a refugee camp until 2012, when they were resettled in…
Amara Baja was born in a refugee camp in Thailand. His family was resettled in the United States on August 10, 2010. The family first lived in Twin Falls, ID before relocating to St. Paul, MN.
Mai Vang was born and raised in St. Paul, MN, where she graduated from Johnson High School in 2001. She earned a B.A. in Anthropology and Womens Studies with a minor in Asian American Studies from the University of Minnesota in 2005. She attended graduate…
Kathy Mouacheupao is a Program Officer for Creative Placemaking with the Twin Cities Local Initiatives Support Corporation (TC LISC) supporting community organizations to leverage arts and culture for community and economic development throughout the Twin…
Caceelia Moe was born in Chumphon, Thailand, in 1991. Her family moved to Mawker refugee camp in 1992 and Maneeloy refugee camp in 1999. Her family was resettled to St. Paul, Minnesota in 2001.
Vang Thao was born in Vang Vieng, Laos and moved to Vientiane, Laos in 1979. In 1993, Vang and his family went to Wat Tham Krabok refugee camp in Saraburi, Thailand, where several of his children were born. The family came to the United States in 2004.
Lao Tan Le was born in Vietnam and served in the South Vietnamese army from 1957 until April 30, 1975. A month later, he was sent to a government-run reeducation camp until 1981. He was put under surveillance for 3 years following his release, and he…