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I am basically 16 years previous as I trek around the state with my toddler son strapped to my again. i've got a river, lakes, and 4 mountain peaks named after me. i'm featured at the U.S golden buck. i'm Sacagawea.
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Our target used to be to map the unknown quarter and discover a path to the ocean for destiny generations. and that i did it with a baby child strapped to my again. introduced alongside to translate for the Indians we'd meet alongside the way in which, I validated braveness, kindness, and competence in all that I did. even if stating easy methods to go back and forth over mountains or discovering roots for the boys to consume, I did my most sensible to assist the gang. after all, the mission’s good fortune wasn’t mine on my own. It used to be because of humans from diversified cultures and areas trusting each other and dealing jointly. I did move directly to turn into the most well-known Indians and ladies in background. besides the fact that, my largest triumph used to be own. Seeing the nice Pacific Ocean, I knew I had accomplished greater than I, or an individual else, may perhaps ever have imagined. i'm Sacagawea. SACAGAWEA: The teenage member of the Shoshone tribe who helped consultant and translate in the course of Lewis and Clark’s day trip to the Pacific Ocean. She turned a countrywide hero. leaping FISH: Sacagawea’s early life buddy, who was once additionally abducted through contributors of the Hidatsa tribe. leaping Fish, identified for her speedy strikes, escaped and made it again to her tribe. TOUSSAINT CHARBONNEAU: The French-Canadian fur dealer who was once dwelling one of the Hidatsa while he married Sacagawea and used his younger spouse to barter a well-paid spot on Lewis and Clark’s day trip. JEAN-BAPTISTE CHARBONNEAU: The son of Sacagawea and Charbonneau. the newborn used to be now not even months outdated whilst he was once strapped to his mother’s again to go the continent. MERIWETHER LEWIS: President Thomas Jefferson’s own secretary, who headed up the Corps of Discovery to discover a path from St. Louis to the Pacific Ocean. WILLIAM CLARK: the army officer who used to be requested by means of his pal Lewis to be cocaptain of the Corps of Discovery. He built a unique friendship with Sacagawea and finally desired to undertake Jean-Baptiste. CAMEAHWAIT: Sacagawea’s brother and the executive of her Shoshone band. He traded the horses that allowed the Corps of Discovery to make it over the Rockies and directly to their ultimate vacation spot. 1788 or 1789 Sacagawea is born into the Shoshone tribe within the present-day zone of Salmon River, Idaho. 1800 Sacagawea is abducted by way of individuals of the Hidatsa tribe. 1803 President Thomas Jefferson completes the Louisiana buy from France and asks Captain Meriwether Lewis and Lieutenant William Clark to discover the massive, unknown territory and discover a path to the Pacific Ocean. They name the excursion the Corps of Discovery. November 1804 Lewis and Clark arrive close to the villages of the Mandan, the place Sacagawea resides together with her husband, Toussaint Charbonneau. The explorers agree that the Indian teen will accompany them on their trip to translate and negotiate with different Indians they meet at the voyage. February eleven, 1805 Sacagawea provides start to a toddler boy, whom she names Jean-Baptiste. April 1805 The Corps of Discovery leaves castle Mandan, Sacagawea along with her two-month-old toddler strapped to her again. June 1805 Sacagawea approximately dies of a fever, yet Clark nurses her again to overall healthiness.