Noelle Sullivan is a historian and storyteller who lives in West Yellowstone, Montana. She has published two small books of history, It Happened in Southern California (Falcon/Globe Pequot, 1996) and M-e Ecci Aashi Awadi: The Knife River Indian Villages (Theodore Roosevelt Nature & History Association, 1996). Her essays and stories have been featured in The New Montana Story and Writing Montana: Literature Under the Big Sky, among other places. She writes for the blog Montana Gael, www.MontanaGael.blogspot.com, and is at work on a biography of an early Irish visitor to Yellowstone Park, the Earl of Dunraven. She has a master's degree in the history of the American West from the University of New Mexico, and specializes in Irish-American studies. She is mother to three lovely Irish dancers.