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Hales, Susan. (2003). The Resilience of Seven Hmong Refugee Women as Told in Stories and Paj Ntaub Story Cloth. PhD Dissertation, Gonzaga University.

Cultural Relics Publishing House. (2000). Silver Ornaments of Miao Nationality. Beijing: Cultural Relics Publishing House.

Corrigan, G. (2001). Miao Textiles from China. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

Cha, D. and N. Livo. (2000). Teaching With Folk Stories of the Hmong: An Activity Book. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, Inc.

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

Freeman, M. (1998). A Golden Souvenir of the Hilltribes of Thailand. 2nd Edition. Bangkok: Asia Books.

McAll, A.L. (1998). “Hmong Paj Ntaub: Using Textile Arts to Teach Young Children about Cultures.” Social Education 62(5): 294-296.

Courtnay, P. and Wronska-Friend, M.. (1997, May/June). Expatriate Art of the Laotian Hmong. Arts of Asia, 27, 104-111.

Diep Trung Binh and Barbara Cohen. (1997). Patterns on Textiles of the Ethnic Groups in Northeast of Vietnam. Hanoi: Culture of Nationalities Publishing House.

Giacchino-Baker, Rosalie. (1997). Making connections with Hmong culture: A teacher's resource book of thematic classroom activities that promote intercultural understanding. El Monte, CA: Pacific Asia Press.

Mallinson, J., Donnelly, N. & Hang, L. (1997). H'mong batik: A textile technique from Laos. Seattle: University of Washington Press.

McAll, A.L. (1997). “More Than a Pretty Cloth: Teaching Hmong History and Culture Through Textile Art.” Theory and Research in Social Education 25(2): 137-167.

Cha, D. (1996). Dia’s Story Cloth: The Hmong People’s Journey to Freedom. Denver: Denver Museum of Natural History.

Harrison, Julia O'Neal. (1996). Pa Ndau in translation: An ethnolographic study of Hmong needleworkers and their changing context. Honors Paper, Macalester College.

Lynch, Annette, Detzner, Daniel F. & Eicher, Joanne. (1996). Transmission and reconstruction of gender through dress: Hmong American New Year rituals. Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. 14(4): 257-266.

Remsing, Dawn L. (1996). Hmong folklore: the art of storytelling. M.A. thesis, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.

Lynch, Annette, Detzner, Daniel F. & Eicher, Joanne. (1995). “Hmong American New Year rituals: generational bonds through dress.” Clothing and Textiles Research Journal , 13(2), 111-120.

Shea, P.G. (1995). The Whispering Cloth. (Children’s Storybook with a Hmong Character). Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mill Press.

Cao, N. (1994). The Textiles of Miao Women as a Source of Inspiration for Contemporary Textile Design and Production. MA Thesis, University of Alberta (Canada).

Collignon, Francine Filipek. (1994). From 'Paj Ntaub' to paragraphs: perspectives on Hmong processes of composing. In Vera John-Steiner, Carolyn P. Panofsky, Larry W. Smith, (Eds.), Sociocultural approaches to language and literacy: an interactionist perspective (pp.331-346). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Lewis, J.A. (1993). “Hmong Visual, Oral and Social Design: Innovation within a Frame of the Familiar.” Master’s Thesis, California State University, Sacramento, 1993.

Conquergood, D. (1992). “Fabricating Culture: The Textile Art of Hmong Refugee Women.” In Performance, Culture, and Identity, edited by E.C. Fine and J.H. Speer, 206-248. Westport, CT: Praeger, 1992.

Freeman, M. (1992). A Golden Souvenir of the Hilltribes of Thailand. Bangkok: Asia Books.

Lynch, Annette Ferne (1992). Hmong-American New Year’s Dress: A Material Culture Approach (Clothing), PhD dissertation. University of Minnesota.

Mitchell, R.E., (1992). "Tradition, Change, and Hmong Refugees." In Creativity and Tradition in Folklore: New Directions. Edited by S.J. Bronner. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press. pp. 263-275.

Scott, G.M. (1992). “The Advent of a Cottage Industry of Hmong Paj Ntaub Textiles in Southern California: the Roles of an Entrepreneur-Patron, An Applied Anthropologist-Broker, and a Shopping Mall Sale.” Human Organization 51 (fall 1992): 284-298.

Chan, A. (1990). Hmong Textile Designs. Owings Mills Maryland: Stemmer House Publishers.

Cohen, E. (1990). “Hmong (Meo) Commercialized Refugee Art: From Ornament to Picture.” In Art as a Means of Communication in Preliterate Societies: The Proceedings of the Wright International Symposium on Primitive and Precolumbian Art, Jerusalem, 1985, edited by D. Eban, E. Cohen and B. Danet, 51-95. Jerusalem:The Isreal Museum.

Peterson, Sally Nina (1990). From The Heart And The Mind: Creating Paj Ntaub In The Context Of Community (Hmong, Flower Cloth, Folk Art), PhD dissertation. University of Pennsylvania.

Beavers S.J. (1989). Hmong Art and Culture. Master’s Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Cappetta, A. and D. Fitzgerald. (1989). “Chiang Xiong: Story Cloth.” Art Education 42 (July 1989): 35-36.

Fraser-Lu, Sylvia. (1989). Handwoven Textiles of South-East Asia. Singapore: Oxford University Press.

Hafner-Hoppenworth, A.Y. (1989). Hmong Paj Ntaub: A Comparison Of Design Motifs Color, Size, And Ornamental Construction, Techniques Between 1977-1979 And 1981-1983 (Laos, Thailand, Michigan), MA dissertation. Michigan State University.

MacDowell, M. (1989). Stories in Thread: Hmong Pictorial Embroidery. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Publications.

Tian, C. (1989). “Miao Embroidery: Reflections of Life and Legend.” China Tourism, February 1989, 24-27.

Tian, H. (1989). “The Colourful Peoples of the Wumeng Mountains.” China Tourism, September 1989. 14-27.

Bessac, S.L. (1988). Embroidered Hmong Story Cloths. University of Montana, Contributions to Anthropology, no. 9. Missoula, Montana. Dept. of Anthropology.

Peterson, S. (1988). “A Cool Heart and a Watchful Mind: Creating Hmong Paj Ntaub in the Context of Community.” In Pieced by Mother: Symposium Papers, edited by Jeannette Lasansky, 35-45. Lewisburg, PA: Oral Traditions Project of the Union County Historical Society.

Peterson, S. (1988). “Plastic Strap Baskets: Containers for a Changing Context.” In Folklife Annual 1988-1989, edited by J. Hardin and A. Jabbour, 138-47. Washington D.C.: American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, 1988.

Peterson, S. (1988). “’They Know the Rule for What Will Make It Pretty:’ Hmong Material Traditions in Translation.” In Craft and Community: Traditional Arts in Contemporary Society, edited by S.D. Staub, 107-1118. Philadelphia: Balch Institute for Ethnic Studies.

Peterson, S. (1988). “Translating Experience and the Reading of a Story Cloth.” Journal of American Folklore 101 (Jan.-March 1988): 6-22.

Ritchie, J.E. (1988). “Story Blankets of the Hmong.” Threads Magazine, June-July 1988, 69-72.

Caitlin, A. and D. Swift. (1987). Textiles as Texts: Arts of Hmong Women from Laos. Los Angeles: The Woman’s Building.

China House Gallery (1987). Richly Woven Traditions: Costumes of the Miao of Southwest China and Beyong. New York: China House Gallery, China Institute of America, 1987.

Cohen, E. (1987). “Hmong Cross: A Cosmic Symbol in Hmong (Meo) Textile Designs.” RES 14 (autumn 1987): 27-45.

Fournier, M. (1987). “Hmong Stories and Story Cloth.” The World and I, September 1987, 615-629.

Porter-Francis, W. (1987). “A Flourishing Art: USA: Hmong Women Show How to Stitch Pa Ndau, Their Flowery Cloth.” Threads Magazine, February-March 1987, 33-37.

Reilly, T.M. (1987). “The Miao of Southwest China and Beyond.” In Richly Woven Traditions: Costumes of the Miao of Southwest China and Beyond, 19-30. New York: China Institute in America.

Rossi, G. (1987). “A Flourishing Art: China: Guizhou Women Continue to Embroider Their Legends.” Threads Magazine, February-March 1987, 30-32.

Rossi, G. (1987). “Weaving and Dress in China.” Textile Fibre Forum 20: 20-21.

Rossi, G. (1987). “Enduring Dress of the Miao, Guizhou Province, People’s Republic of China.” Ornament (Spring 1988): 26-31.

Taylor, S.M. (1987). The Hmong and Their Handiwork in Transition. Master’s Thesis, California State University, Hayward.

Zhang, F. and Y. Lin. (1987). “A Study and Analysis of Chinese Miao Costumes.” In Richly Woven Traditions: Costumes of the Miao of Southwest China and Beyond, 11-18. New York: China Institute in America.

Willcox, D. (1986). Hmong Folklife. Hmong Natural Association of North Carolina.

Lao Family Community. (1985). Traditions of the New Year: Lao Family Community of Sacramento New Year Celebration. Sacramento, CA: Lao Family Community.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center. (1986). Hmong Art: Tradition and Change. Sheboygan, WI: John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

Zygas, V.E. (1986). “Flower Cloth.” American Craft 46 (February-March 1986): 46-51.

Li, T. (1985). “Miao Nationality Costumes and Ornaments.” China Reconstructs 34 (February 1985): 33-37.

MacDowell, M. ed. (1985). Hmong Folk Arts: A Guide for Teachers. East Lansing, MI: Folk Arts Division, The Museum, Michigan State University.

University of California Cooperative Extension. (1985). Textiles, Silver, Wood of the Hmong-Americans: Art of the Highland Lao. Davis, CA: University of California Cooperative Extension.

Dewhurst, C.K., Y. Lockwood and M. MacDowell. (1984). “Michigan Hmong Textiles.” In Michigan Hmong Arts: Textiles in Transition, edited by C.K. Dewhurst and M. MacDowell, 15-25.

Dewhurst, C.K. and M. MacDowell, eds. (1984). Michigan Hmong Arts: Textiles in Transition. East Lansing, MI: Folk Arts Division, the Museum, Michigan State University.

Hassel, C.J. (1984). Creating Pa Ndau Applique: A New Approach to an Ancient Art Form. Lombard, IL: Wallace-Homestead.

Caraway, C. (1983). Southeast Asian Textile Designs. Owings Mills, MD: Stemmer House Publishers.

MacDowell, M. (1983). Michigan Hmong Arts: Hmong Coloring Book. East Lansing, MI: Folk Arts Division, The Museum: Michigan State University, 1983.

Adams, Monni (1974). Dress and Design in Highland Southeast Asia: The Hmong (Miao) and the Yao. Textile Museum Journal 4(1):51-66.

Beauclair, Inez de (1970). Tracht und Ornamentik der Pa Miao im Anshun Kreis der Provinz Kweichow. In Tribal Cultures of Southwest China, pp. 199-205. Tai Pei: The Orient Cultural Service. Originally published in Studia Serica 2:13-20, 1942.

Lyman, Thomas A. (1962). The Weaving Technique of the Green Miao. Ethnos 27:35-39.

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