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S: Sacajawea

BC: Sacajawea was a very kind and brave woman.

FC: Sacajawea | By: Jazzmen Pettiford

1: Sacajawea is important because she showed bravery by doing things like helping Lewis & Clark with their expedition.

3: Sacajawea was a very kind and good friend to the explorers.

4: Sacajawea was a Shoshone Native American, who was born in 1787.She was born in a place now known as Three Fork,Montana. She was also very good at langauge skills and knowledge of geography.

5: Sacajawea was kidnapped in 1800, by the Kidatsa tribe,and then they sold her to a French- Canadian trapper named Toussaint Charbonneau who made her into one of his wives.

6: Lewis & Clark met Charbonneau first and hired him to serve as an interpreter on their expedition, but he didn't know Kidatsa language but his wive Sacajawea did. even though she was pregnant with her first child, she chose to go with them on their mission.

7: On February 11, 1805, Sacajawea gave birth to her son,while they were staying with the Corp of Discovery at Fort Mandan.

8: Sacajawea, Lewis & Clark found the Shoshone tribe, and the chief reconized Sacajawea as his sister. Because of Sacajawea the chief traded horses with Lewis & Clark,and helped them get across the Rocky mountains.

9: Sacajawea traveled a lot of miles through the wilderness with Lewis and Clark.

10: Sacajawea helped with finding edible food and show them through the mountains, fields and other places.

11: Sacajawea is important because she was very smart and a kind person. She spent most of her life with Lewis & Clark and helping them with their exploring. She translated Native American to Lewis & Clark to get the stuff they needed.

12: Sacajawea helped with local navigation,horse trading,translating, keeping peace with other tribes, finding edible foods, and the one who rescued Clark's journals,also with other valuable items, from the Missouri river when Charbonneau capsized their boat.

13: Sacajawea was able to vote like all the other members of the expedition for where they can build a fort to stay for the winter.

14: Sacajawea gave birth to a son, then she gave her son to Clark, then had another child, it was a girl and then Sacajawea died three years after birth, than Clark had Custody over both children.

15: Sacajawea died of Diphtheria in December of 1812.

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