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The Split Horn: The Life Of A Hmong Shaman In America

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Chronicles the seventeen-year journey of a Hmong shaman and his family who relocated from the mountains of Laos to Appleton, Wisconsin. As a shaman, Paja Thao ministers to the physical and spiritual needs of friends and family with elaborate rituals that bridge the natural and spirit worlds. His young daughter's narration gives viewers insight into the transition from an Asian village to Middle America.

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