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From Laos to America: Paja Thao Acculturates
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produced by Collective Eye Films; in Between Two Worlds: The Hmong Shaman in America (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 6 mins
Paja Thao, newly arrived in America, was a practicing shaman in Laos for more than 30 years. Almost overnight he went from respected leader to elementary student, struggling with the basics of literacy while adapting to an alien culture.
produced by Collective Eye Films; in Between Two Worlds: The Hmong Shaman in America (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 6 mins
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