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Native american Heritage Month | WOMEN’S RESOURCE CENTER

WOMEN WHO dared Sacajawea 1788 - 1812

SACAJAWEA

Sacajawea is most well known for accompanying Meriwether Lewis and William Clark during their Corps of Discovery of the Western United States in 1806. She was born in a Shoshone tribe as Agaidika, or “Salmon Eater” in 1788. In February of 1805, just after meeting Lewis and Clark, Lewis assisted in the birth of her son, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau. Her face now appears in the dollar coin.

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