DIA CHA is an instructor at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, Minnesota, where she teaches courses in cultural anthropology and Hmong culture and history.
NORMA J. LIVO, Professor Emerita, School of Education, University of Colorado at Denver, has written numerous books and articles on storytelling and has a national following as a storyteller. She has served on the board of directors for the National Storytelling Association and received the NSA leadership award for the Western region. She lives in Lakewood, Colorado.