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By William R Sanford

In might 1805, because the Lewis and Clark excursion paddled up the Missouri River, a howling gust of wind tipped over one of many canoes. the boys paddled to shore, abandoning useful offers. immediately, Sacagawea jumped within the water, rescuing vital journals and medical experiments. all through Lewis and Clark's trip within the uncharted American West, this younger American Indian lady proved to be a useful member of the excursion. Sacagawea served as translator and consultant, all whereas taking care of her little one son. Sacagawea's existence could have been brief, yet her exploits in this venture made her a mythical American.

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