Practice:Hmong Beliefs & traditions
Paper , Order, or Assignment Requirements
In The Spirit Catches You and You Call Down, A. Fadiman discusses traditions and beliefs of the Hmong people, particularly those which collide with American healthcare providers. The forum asks you to discuss these beliefs and cultural barriers that collided with those of American providers and what American medical practices and approaches were not acceptable to Hmong people. What could have made a difference at critical junctures in this story?