Liz Mangual listens for stories, tells stories, teaches storytelling and lives a storied life. With Tales & Trails Storytelling partner Bob Kanegis, she performs in schools, and libraries across the country and offers long term oral language development residencies here in New Mexico. She is a founder, guiding hand, and advocate for the F.E.A.S.T! initiative-Families Eating and Storytelling Together. Her collaborations with UNICEF, the national parks, and library systems have brought diverse communities together in projects such as We Have Stories to Tell, and Visions and Voices of Peace and the Environment.