This remarkable study rescues from undeserved obscurity the name and reputation of Sacajawea -- a true Native American heroine. The volume also unravels the tangled threads of her family life and traces the career of her son Baptiste (the "papoose" of the Lewis and Clark expedition). It also describes her personal traits, the significant services she rendered during the expedition and while she acted as counselor to her own people, discloses the true meaning of her name and describes her "lost years" among the Comanches. ...

Sacajawea: Guide and Interpreter of Lewis and Clark 2002, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486421490

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