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Sacajawea

noun
1.
The Shoshone guide and interpreter who guided the Lewis and Clark expedition part of the way.  Synonym: Sacagawea.






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"Sacajawea" Quotes from Famous Books



... Lewis and Clark on their expedition to the Columbia River," replied Sahwah with that tone of animation in her voice which was always present when she spoke of someone whom she admired greatly. "Her husband was the interpreter whom Lewis and Clark took along to talk to the Indians for them, and Sacajawea went with the expedition too, to act as guide, because she knew the Shoshone country. She traveled the whole five thousand miles with them and carried her baby on her back all the while. Lewis and Clark both said afterwards ...
— The Campfire Girls at Camp Keewaydin • Hildegard G. Frey

... an election for honorary membership in the Girl Scouts, open to all the girls who ought to have belonged to us, but who lived too long ago, we should surely nominate for first place one of the most remarkable young Indian girls who ever found her way through the pathless forests,—Sacajawea, "The Bird Woman." ...
— Scouting For Girls, Official Handbook of the Girl Scouts • Girl Scouts



Words linked to "Sacajawea" :   Shoshoni, Sacagawea, pathfinder, scout, Shoshone, guide



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