Sacagawea: Courageous American Indian Guide [NOOK Book]

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In May 1805, as the Lewis and Clark expedition paddled up the Missouri River, a howling gust of wind tipped over one of the canoes. The men paddled to shore, leaving behind precious supplies. Instantly, Sacagawea jumped in the water, rescuing important journals and scientific experiments. Throughout Lewis and Clark's journey in the uncharted American West, this young American Indian woman proved to be an invaluable member of the expedition. Sacagawea served as translator and guide, all while caring for her infant...
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Sacagawea: Courageous American Indian Guide

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In May 1805, as the Lewis and Clark expedition paddled up the Missouri River, a howling gust of wind tipped over one of the canoes. The men paddled to shore, leaving behind precious supplies. Instantly, Sacagawea jumped in the water, rescuing important journals and scientific experiments. Throughout Lewis and Clark's journey in the uncharted American West, this young American Indian woman proved to be an invaluable member of the expedition. Sacagawea served as translator and guide, all while caring for her infant son. Sacagawea's life may have been short, but her exploits on this mission made her a legendary American.
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Table of Contents

Authors' Note 4

Chapter 1 A Joyful Reunion 5

Chapter 2 A Shoshone Childhood 9

Chapter 3 Captured by Hidatsa Raiders 13

Chapter 4 Forest Bear and Little Chief 18

Chapter 5 A Perilous Journey 23

Chapter 6 A Dreary Winter on the Pacific Coast 27

Chapter 7 The Return Trip 31

Chapter 8 Homecoming 35

A Lasting Legacy 39

Glossary 45

Further Reading (Books and Internet Addresses) 47

Index 48

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