With Hmong New Year being the end of Old and a beginning of New, which started at the beginning of November for the Hmong, a Shaman would release the old used incense sticks that remained all year on their alter to release all used energies to trade for new ones. For some it is critical and other may be not, it all depends on spirit guide type and what their preferences are, however if there are none, then this would be best practice of a Shaman to do so for gaining pure energy in moving forward into the New Year. There are however exceptions to this, usually.
Some very ancient and traditional Hmong New Year food that even most Hmongs themselves may have lost from their ancestors consists of the following:
These dishes are delicious! Nyob Zoo noj tsiab rau Xyoo Tsiab no nawb hmog!
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