As the expedition approached the mouth of the Columbia River on the Pacific Coast, Sacagawea gave up her beaded belt to enable the captains to trade for a fur robe they wished to give to President Thomas Jefferson.
Clark's journal entry for November 20, 1805 reads: one of the Indians had on a roab made of 2 Sea Otter Skins the fur of them were more butifull than any fur I had ever Seen both Capt.
Sacagawea traveled with the expedition thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean.
She helped establish cultural contacts with Native American populations in addition to her contributions to natural history.
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Lewis recorded the birth of Jean Baptiste Charbonneau on February 11, 1805, noting that another of the party's interpreters administered crushed rattlesnake rattles to speed the delivery.Once you are done viewing the profile, you can make your voice heard by voting in psycho polls, or leaving a message to the psycho's guestbook., Sakakawea or Sacajawea May 1788 – December 20, 1812) was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who is known for her help to the Lewis and Clark Expedition in achieving their chartered mission objectives by exploring the Louisiana Territory.Sacagawea was pregnant with her first child when the Corps of Discovery arrived near the Hidatsa villages to spend the winter of 1804–05.Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark built Fort Mandan.The Psycho of the Week this week is: Below are the most recent psychos to be posted at To view a specific psycho, click their name to view their profile.On May 14, 1805, Sacagawea rescued items that had jumped out of a capsized boat, including the journals and records of Lewis and Clark.The corps commanders, who praised her quick action, named the Sacagawea River in her honor on May 20, 1805.The meeting of those people was really affecting, particularly between Sah cah-gar-we-ah and an Indian woman, who had been taken prisoner at the same time with her, and who had afterwards escaped from the Minnetares and rejoined her nation.The Shoshone agreed to barter horses to the group, and to provide guides to lead them over the cold and barren Rocky Mountains.