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FC: Sacagawa | By Maida S. Abdi

2: Sacagawea was born around 1788 and she died April 9,1884 or December 20,1812 If she died 1884 it was because of old age if she died 1812 it is because of a fever She was a Shoshone Native American and born near Idaho She is most famous for being a guide and an interpreter on the Lewis and Clark Expedition

3: As she was ten she was kidnapped by the Hidatsa and taken near Washburn. Her father is the Chief and her brothers name is Cameahwait. Her husband won her from the Hidsatsa by gambling or purchasing.

4: Courageous | She was able to still keep her spirit after she got kidnapped from her home. She didn't snap after she was forced to become one of Toussaint Charbonneau wifes

5: Determined | She was able to go on the expedition and even when she saw her brother at her birth place she just kept going. She was able to go on the expedition with her son while he was 1week old,she just gave birth, and she was 15.

6: Helpful | She was an Interpreter on the trip so when she got to her old village her brother was the chief so he was more then willing to give them food, provision,and horses. She also helped in guiding the expedition by telling which way was better to travel. She helped get edible plants when there food supply was rather low.

7: Other Fact and Quotes | "Everything I do is for the good of my people." | "Amazing the things you find when you bother to look for them." | Her son's name is Jean Baptiste and his nick name is pomp meaning first born. | She had another daughter years after the expedition named Lisette. | After the Expedition Clark wanted to take care of pomp because he grew attached to him over time. The two parents let him for his education. | Later when Sacagawea died her daughter was taken under custody of Clark.

8: 1788 She was Born 1799-1801 She gets captured then latter sold to Charbonneau Febuary 14, 1805 She gave birth Spring 1805 She went to the corps of discovery May 14, 1805 Saves many important documents August 18, 1805 See's her native people and ask then for horses and food November 8, 1805 Saw the Pacific Ocean August 17, 1805 Her and her husband leave August 20, 1806 Clark wants to talk care of jean or known as Pomp 1811 Her and her husband leave St, Louis. Pomp is left with Clark December 20, 1812 She died with a fever | Time line

9: Sacagawea Born near Idaho Child of is still unknown Lived with the Shoshone and later with the Hidatsa Overcame her kidnap Worked as a translator Challenged by her abusive husband Personal traits determination and courageousness Always helped if she got a chance to Never quite even if she saw an easy way out Best known as the women who lead Lewis and Clark's expedition Bird women

10: I have found myself on the Lewis and Clark Expedition we have traveled for many days now with Jean on my back. I am able to find good edible food and I am kind of excited of meeting my people. Clark has given Jean a nick name little pomp meaning first born. The other day our boat started sinking but in the end I was able to save many important documents. I hope we reach my people fast since my stomach starves for excitement. Love Sacagawea | Entry found <----------------------

11: Dear Hero, I think you are a hero because your the only women on the Lewis and Clark expedition. I mean look at you now you are on the United Stats 1$ coin and you the head in The National American Woman Suffrage Association! You were a symbol of peace without you they would have died! You also proved girls aren't weak I mean you co-lead a 6 1/2 month, 4,000 mile journey with an infant. Without you none of us would have known about the west. You also have many landmarks of your expedition named after you. Sincerely, Maida S. Abdi

12: Bibliography | www.Sacagaweafacts.net www.Lewis-and-clrak-expidition.com www.funtrivia.com/en/sacagawea-71589.html www.sacagawea.com http://library.thinkquest.org/4034/sacajawea.html http://library.thinkquest.org/4034/sacajawea.html http://www.lewis-and-clark-expedition.com/Sacagawea.aspx http://www.sparknotes.com/biography/sacajawea/timeline.html

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