The author separates truth from legend, and offers some ideas on what eventually happened to the strong and fascinating woman known to history as Sacagawea--the native American who made it possible for Lewis and Clark to explore America's then-uncharted West.
Introduction : the land of her birth -- A Shoshone girl, a Hidatsa captive -- Life among the Hidatsa -- The Corps of Discovery -- Joining the expedition -- Birth and unrest at Fort Mandan -- The journey begins -- Near death and danger -- In Shoshone country -- A homecoming -- Crossing the Rocky Mountains -- A winter in the rain -- Eastward bound -- Journey's end
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