Hla mus rau cov ntsiab lus
7 min nyeem

Hauv St. Paul's East Side, Neighborhoods ntawm Txoj Kev Yoojyim

Nyob rau Sab Hnub Tuaj ntawm St. Paul, txoj kev poob siab nrog lub zog thiab qhov tsw. Cov kab lis kev cai ntau yam kab lis kev cai muaj lub tsiab peb caug rau lub qhov muag, thiab lub qhov ntswg thiab pob ntseg! Ciaj muag muag braised mustard greens thiab papaya zaub xam lav nrog ntses ntses, kos duab lub voj voog sab nrig lub voj voog, thiab ntau ntau ntxiv.

Cov tub ntxhais kawm haujlwm ua haujlwm tau nyob hauv East Side txij li xyoo 1800s. Raws li ib lub East Sider hais tias: "Nws yog ib qhov chaw uas neeg tuaj yeem tsim tau ib lub tsev." Txawm tias tsis ntev los no los txog yav dhau los ntawm kev tawm tsam thiab kev lag luam, cov lag luam tshiab thiab cov chaw muaj tswv yim yeej tawm nrog cov tuam txhab lag luam uas tau cog lus rau qhov chaw . East Siders hais txog kev loj hlob ntawm lub zog thiab lub sijhawm lawv tsis tau muaj kev xyuam xim xyoo lawm.

Ib lub tswv yim tseem ceeb ntawm McKnight Cheeb Tsam & Lub Zej Zog yog los tsim cov zej zog ntawm lub sijhawm los ntawm kev txhawb kev lag luam hauv zej zog. East Side yog ib qho ntawm cov neeg zej zog uas McKnight thiab lwm cov nyiaj, los ntawm cov neeg koom tes xws li East Side Funders Group, tau tsom ntsoov rau lawv. Txhua zaus kuv ntsib nrog lub East Sider, kuv tau hnov txog lwm txoj kev ua yeeb yaj kiab, cov neeg ua lag luam, thiab cov pab pawg hauv zej zog ua rau lub neej tshiab ua rau thaj chaw no. Kuv tau kawm tias lub zog ntawm Sab Hnub Tuaj yog nws cov neeg.

Nyob rau hauv lub dab neeg, qhov chaw, thiab tau, peb nthuav qhia daim duab no.

Plaza Del Sol thiab Payne Avenue: Cov Chaw Lag Luam Tshiab

The outside of Plaza Del Sol, a bright yellow building with blue trim.
Plaza Del Sol yog ib qhov chaw ua lag luam thiab ib lub lag luam me me ua lag luam.

Plaza Del Sol yog ib qho chaw zoo nkauj nrog Payne Avenue rau nws lub hnub ci uas yog tshav ntuj thiab-tshaj qhov tseem ceeb-qhov kev lag luam muaj txiaj ntsim ntxiv rau cov neeg uas xav tau txoj haujlwm. Sab hauv, qhov kev sib dhos thiab kev khoob ntawm nws lub tsev kawm ntawv barber, qhov muag khoom ntawm nws cov khw muag khoom, thiab lub tsho ntawm nws cov khw noj mov thiab café, nrog rau kev sib tw nrog rotisserie.

"Ib qho kev sib tw rau ntau lub lag luam me yog nkag tau rau peev, yog li kuv saib rau cov neeg uas xav tau tiag tiag los muaj lub lag luam thiab muab lawv lub sijhawm. Nws yog ib qho peev hauv kuv lub zej zog. " - SONIA ORTEGA, UA TEB UA LI

Sonia Ortega, tus tswv lag luam muaj kev vam meej, yuav thiab tsim kho lub tsev ib zaug thaum xyoo 2014. Cov neeg feem coob tau pom ib lub tsev qub rau ntawm txoj kev "ntxhib thiab tawv", Ortega pom qhov tsis muaj peev xwm.

Plaza Del Sol owner Sonia Ortega (center) sits down to chat with customers.
Plaza Del Sol tus tswv Sonia Ortega (chaw) tso nrog sib tham nrog cov neeg muas zaub.
a waitress clearing a table, colorful flags hang from the ceiling.

Nws tsis nyuaj nrhiav Ortega. On feem ntau yog tibneeg hu tauj coob hnub Saturday, nws muaj feem ntau muaj kas fes nrog cov neeg siv khoom thiab muab tswv yim rau cov neeg ua lag luam muag khoom. Thaum nws sau ntau lub tuam txhab, Plaza Del Sol yog nws txoj kev mob siab rau.

"Nws tsis yog txhua yam hais txog yam koj ua. Koj yuav tsum muaj lub hom phiaj hauv lub neej. Kuv tau saib xyuas kuv cov neeg xauj tsev kom muaj kev lag luam thiab vam meej rau lawv tsev neeg, "said Ortega, ib tug neeg tuaj txawv teb chaws tuaj hauv Mexico. "Qhov ntawd yog qhov kuv xav txog kev vam meej."

Lwm tus neeg hauv zej zog kuj tau nqis peev pab nyiaj rau nws cov neeg ua haujlwm tau zoo. Lub Latino Economic Development Center, McKnight grantee, muab kev tshaj tawm, kev lag luam kev lag luam, thiab kev txais nyiaj rau cov lag luam hauv Plaza Del Sol thiab thoob Sab Hnub Tuaj.

Man cutting a young boys hair
Tico Pena txiav ib tug me nyuam tub cov plaub hau ntawm Moler Barber School.

Raws li koj saib Tico Pena ncaj qha kov ob tus khub, thaum sib tham nrog nws tus neeg hluas hauv Mev, koj tuaj yeem qhia nws tau ua li no ua ntej. Nyob rau hauv qhov tseeb, Pena tau txiav plaub hau rau tsev neeg thiab cov phooj ywg rau cuaj xyoo. Thaum nws pom lub Moler Barber Tsev Kawm Ntawv qhib cia peb lub block ntawm nws lub tsev, nws ua kom nws yooj yim dua rau nws tau txais ib daim ntawv tso cai. Nws yog ntau tshaj li ntawm ib nrab ntawm txoj kev sib sau ua yeeb yam, nws coj nws los ze zog rau nws txoj kev npau suav ntawm nws qhib lub khw muag khoom sab hnub tuaj.

Thaum lub tsev kawm ntawv qhib qhov rooj ntawm Plaza Del Sol hauv xyoo 2015, nws yog thawj thawj zaug hauv tsev kawm ntawv hauv Minnesota hauv 35 xyoo, thiab nws yog lub tsev kawm ntawv uas kawm ob hom lus xwb. Pro taub: Cov plaub hau ntawm cov tub ntxhais kawm raug them nqi li $ 7.50. Lub tsev kawm ntawv qhib rau pej xeem hnub Tuesday txog Hnub Saturday, 10 am-5pm.

Payne Avenue is the mecca of the East Side's bustling culinary scene.
Payne Avenue yog lub hom phiaj ntawm East Side qhov chaw ua noj ua haus tas.

Thaum mus saib Payne Avenue, nws yog qhov zoo tshaj rau koj tuaj tshaib plab. Tshaj li ntawm ib lub teb chaws eateries ntawm qhov tsawg tshaj li ib mais ncav ntawm Maryland Avenue thiab Phalen Boulevard, thaj tsam tau dhau mus ua chaw noj mov. Qhov chaw ua noj ua haus tas ua rau cov neeg tsis muaj khoom noj khoom haus tau ua rau cov khw muag khoom hauv Payne Avenue txo qis.

Hauv 2012, ntau tshaj ib qho ntawm txhua plaub lub khw muag khoom hauv Payne Avenue tau sawv lawm. Nyob rau hauv 2017, nws poob rau ib qho hauv 10. Thaum lub sij hawm tsib xyoos, lub Sab Qab Teb Sab Hnub Tuaj Nruab Nrab Zej Zog, McKnight grantee, ua tiav nine lub tsev lag luam tsim peev haujlwm rau Payne rau cov lag luam me, uas tau siv $ 3.2 lab hauv tsoomfwv cov peev. Cov hauj lwm tsim tau 77 txoj hauj lwm thiab tau pab txhawb kom muaj 66 cov dej num uas muaj.

Hmoob Lub Zos: Lub Thoob Ntiaj Teb Thoob Ntiaj Teb

People shopping in an indoor farmers market.
Hmoob lub zos yog ib qho chaw ua lag luam uas koj tuaj yeem ntsib ib qho kev ua tiav ntawm Southeast Asia.

Ntawm sab nraud, Hmoob lub zos zoo li lub tsev tsis muaj ntaub ntawv pov thawj. Taug kev hauv tsev, thiab nws yog ib lub lab uake ntawm cov chaw ua lag luam, cov khoom muag tshiab, thiab chav ua noj ua haus.

Nws yog lub tsev rau 320 lub chaw ua lag luam, nrog rau 18 lub khw noj mov, lub chaw muag khoom, lub chaw muag tshuaj, plaub hau chaw, lub khw muag khoom pov hwm, tus kws lij choj, thiab lwm lub lag luam me. Cov neeg muag khoom yuav nrhiav tau txhua yam los ntawm Hmoob cov ntaub ntawv mus rau cov khoom siv yeeb tshuaj hauv cov khoom siv rau lub khob ntawm lub phaj. Ib qho taub rau cov neeg tuaj xyuas tshiab: Nqa nyiaj ntsuab thaum qee tus neeg muag khoom tsis txais credit card.

a man serving a women some food
peeople shopping at an indoor Hmong market

Rau cov neeg ua lag luam ua lag luam qhib rau lub lag luam pib xyoo 2010. Txij thaum ntawd los, nws tau ua ib qho ntawm cov khw muag khoom loj hauv St. Paul. Lub khw yog ib qhov chaw zoo rau cov pejxeem hauv nroog - ib txhia 66,000 qhov chaw nyob hauv peb cheeb tsam.

Cov Hauv Paus Hauv Pej Xeem: Qhuas Kev Ua Lej thiab Zej Zog

A group of people enter the Indigenous Roots Cultural Arts Center for an event
Hauv paus txawm lub hauv paus keeb kwm Arts Centers tau qhib rau hauv lub Nroog Dayton's Bluff zej zog thaum lub Tsib Hlis 2017.

Tsim los ntawm txoj cai tus txiv tsev thiab tus poj niam pab pawg neeg Sergio Cenouch thiab Mary Anne Quiroz, Hauv paus hauv paus hauv keeb kwm haiv neeg Cultural Center yog qhov chaw ua kev zoo siab rau kev kos duab, kev lis kev cai, thiab lub zej zog. Nyob rau txhua lub sijhawm, ib tus qhua tuaj yeem nrhiav tau ib lub rooj sib txig ntawm hip-hop seev cev los yog ib qho khoom ua yeeb yam uas yog cov neeg ua yeeb yam tuaj hauv zej zog. Quiroz sib qhia li cas qhov chaw ib zaug ib zaug lucha libre, ib daim ntawv ntawm Mexican wrestling nrog masked fighters tias yog ntau npaum li cas kev kawm kos duab raws li nws yog kev ua si nawv.

woman dancing for a group of people
Aiyana Sol Machado ntawm Bomba Karaya Güey seev cev ntawm kev kos duab kos duab ntawm cov keeb kwm yav dhau los ntawm keeb kwm.

Thaum lub caij nplooj ntoo hlav St. Paul Crawl, Lub Hauv Paus Cov Hauv Paus tau txais tos bombazo, muaj kev sib zog muaj zog Puerto Rican jam qhib. Bomba suab paj nruag-ib hom paj nruag ntawm Caribbean suab paj nruag uas muab cov neeg Asmeskas, European, thiab cov hauv paus txawm txav-tawm mus rau hauv kev.

Tej yam zoo tshwm sim rau Sab Hnub Tuaj, thiab peb tuaj yeem tos kom pom lwm yam dab tsi tshwm sim.

Ntsiab lus: Cheeb Tsam & Zej Zog

Lub Rau Hli 2018

Hmoob
English ˜اَف صَومالي Deutsch Français العربية 简体中文 ພາສາລາວ Tiếng Việt हिन्दी 한국어 ភាសាខ្មែរ Tagalog Español de Perú Español de México አማርኛ Hmoob