Folktales About Families

World stories about family relationships


And the leadership continues... 
Rachel Hedman may look young, though over half of her 35-year-old life has guided others in the art.  She now celebrates 20+ years in the art starting from 1994.

Here is a sampling:

  • Board Member, National Youth Storytelling Showcase Provo, UT, 9/10 - Current
  • President, Utah Storytelling Guild, Layton, UT, 2/10 - 2/12
  • Board Member, Weber State University Storytelling Festival (Storytelling Chair), Ogden, UT, 9/08 - Current
  • Workshop Presenter, National Storytelling Conference, St. Louis, MO, 7/14/07
  • Co-Chair, National Youth, Educators, and Storytellers Alliance, Midvale, UT, 7/05 - 7/07
  • Board Member, National Youth Storytelling Special Interest Group, Fresno, CA, 8/04 - 7/07
  • Board Member, National Youth Storytelling Olympics, Hanford, CA, 10/02 - 12/04
  • Membership Coordinator, Voices of the Valley Storytelling Guild, Fresno, CA, 2/03 -3/05
  • Honors Thesis Writer, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah--Interviewed 24 national storytellers and key people in the American Storytelling Movement
  • Founder and President, Brigham Young University Storytelling Club, Provo, UT, 1/98 - 4/01
  • Storytelling Representative, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 9/3/00 - 9/4/00
  • Weekly Storytelling Presenter, Legacy Elementary School, American Fork, UT, 1/00 - 3/00


Storytelling Venues of the Past

  • Libraries, Churches, Shelters, Nursing Homes, Senior Centers, Art Councils, Zoos
  • Colleges, Museums, Storytelling Festivals, Statewide Annual StoryFest, Company Events/Celebrations, Conferences
  • Youth Groups, Ranches, Camps, Family Reunions, Scouts Events
  • Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools