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The elders of both families negotiate the amount prior to the engagement and is usually paid in bars of silver or livestock.

Before the bride and the groom visit the bride's family, she must wear the traditional clothes of the groom's clan.

This performance was done in appreciation to Big Brother Mouse, a literacy project that had visited the school that day with books and interactive educational activities.

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For example, the envoy may tell the girl's family that the groom is from a Stripe Hmong family from Luang Prabang, Laos; the bride's parents reply that they are Moob Leej/Mong Leng from Nong Het, Xieng Khouang, Laos.

Before the new couple enters the groom's house, the father performs a blessing ritual, asking the ancestors to accept her into the household (Lwm qaib).

Also she will be wearing her birth family's side traditional clothes.

Example: the bride visits her parents by wearing Stripe traditional clothes but when she is going back to the groom's place she must wear her Hmong Leng outfits. When departing, the bride's family members would offer drinks such as beer to the groom until he can no longer drink.

Also many clans even consider each last name as kwv tij Example: Khang, Kue, and Kong are kwv tij because of helping each other and respect each other.

Respected clan leaders are expected to take responsibility for conflict negotiation and occasionally the maintenance of religious rituals.

My students perform a traditional dance at a high school on the outskirts of Vientiane, Laos.

Many Hmong families are moving into lowland villages, and are becoming more integrated into Lao life but still retain a strong sense of their own culture and heritage.

After American armed forces pulled out of Vietnam, a communist regime took over in Laos, and ordered the prosecution and re-education of all those who had fought against its cause during the war.

Whilst many Hmong are still left in Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, and China (which houses one of the biggest Hmong populations in the world, 5 million), since 1975 many Hmong have fled Laos in fear of persecution.

Members of the same clan consider each other to be kwv tij, translated as "brothers", "siblings," and they are expected to offer one another mutual support.

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