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By Liselotte Erdrich

A biography of the Shoshone lady, Sacagawea, from age 11 whilst she used to be abducted by means of the Hitdatsa to the tip of her trip with Lewis and Clark, plus hypothesis approximately her later lifestyles.

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Sacagawea is given in marriage to Toussaint Charbonneau. The $15 million Louisiana Purchase adds a vast western territory to the United States. The Corps of Discovery sets off from Camp Wood near St. Louis on May 14. The expedition reaches the Knife River villages in present-day North Dakota. The expedition builds Fort Mandan. Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau, known as Pomp, is born to Sacagawea and Charbonneau on February 11. The Corps of Discovery leaves the Knife River villages and heads west on April 7.

A daughter named Lizette is born to Sacagawea. The Shoshone wife of Charbonneau, believed by most historians to be Sacagawea, dies of fever at Fort Manuel in present-day South Dakota. Jean-Baptiste (Pomp) Charbonneau meets Prince Paul of Württemberg while exploring and joins him on his return trip to Europe. Toussaint Charbonneau dies. A man believed to be Jean-Baptiste (Pomp) Charbonneau dies in Oregon on his way to the Montana gold rush. An elderly Hidatsa woman named Sakakawea is killed by an enemy war party in Montana, according to the oral tradition of the Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota.

When she set off up the Missouri River with the Corps of Discovery, she could not have known that she would become a legend. Columbia R Fort Clatsop Lewis's return route 200 R . 0 0 100 200 Kilometers 300 Three Forks Great Falls Sacagawea R. Clark's return route ke Miles 100 Clearwater R. R. uri M isso C olumbia R. na S P A C Marias R. Traveler's Rest IFI C OC EAN . Shoshone camp Ye llo w Pompy's Tower st o n e R. e R. ak S n Timeline about 1789 about 1800 about 1803 1803 May 1804 October 1804 November 1804 February 1805 April 1805 May 1805 June 1805 July 1805 August 1805 November 1805 December 1805 January 1806 March 1806 July 1806 Sacagawea is born, probably in present-day Idaho.

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