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Npaus Baim Her

Arts & Culture Coordinator

Npaus Baim is an educator and storyteller, who collects the narratives of Asian Americans. In 2023, she taught A Reflection on Hmong Culture & Language with Public Art St. Paul for the Sidewalk Poetry Workshop series. In 2022, she published the digital zine "Hmong American Experiences during the Pandemic" with Hmong Museum. In 2019 to 2021, she was published in #MinneAsianStories with Coalition of Asian American Leaders, Staring Down the Tiger by Pa Der Vang, and The Summit Avenue Review. Previously, Npaus Baim worked in higher education and taught the course College Writing at the University of Minnesota Duluth as an instructor, as well as a Writers Consultant for the Writing Workshops. Currently, she works at Asian Economic Development Association as an Arts & Culture Coordinator. She manages the arts and culture department of Little Mekong Cultural District and XIA Gallery & Cafe. Learn more about XIA Gallery & Cafe.

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Nakita Vang

Storyteller & Content Creator of Little Mekong

Nakita Vang is a visionary, multi-passionate, digital storyteller and creative strategist. She has been a full-time business owner since 2019, servicing creative services such as social media management, strategy, writing, videography, coaching and creative directing.

She has been publicly sharing her stories since 2016 through various media forms such as writing, videos and features on podcasts. Her work consists of reflections about vulnerability, Hmong-American experiences, and self-healing.

What drives her is her passion to live her best life fully; and to embrace all the things that make us uniquely ourselves to live a life of self-acceptance, love, and wholeness.

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