Event Date: Jun 15, 2011
Come and join the first joint U.S. event by Legacies of War and MAG. Learn about the groups’ efforts to clear bombs and make land safer for the people of Laos and around the world. This exciting event will include a talk by Channapha Khamvongsa about her recent trip to Laos, followed by delicious food, […]
Posted: Jun 7, 2011
This April marks 35 years since the formal end of the war for Laos and much of Southeast Asia. Nearly four decades later, we’ve seen many attempts to streamline and simplify the story of how we got to this point as a community and why we fought. And there were many voices in our story. We have some names, but many more we will never know. There were Lao and Americans, Hmong, Khmu, Tai Dam, Thai, and Iu Mien just to name a few who were caught up in the geopolitical struggles of the 20th century. Only recently are we beginning to grasp the complexity of that war and the lingering ghosts we must still confront.