The Mother Of Discovery
Sacagawea's life inside and out
Sacagawea was born to the Agaidika tribe. The Agaidika tribe is in Idaho. Sacagawea was a Shoshone. Her name comes from the Hidatsa tribal words “Saca” for bird and “Wea” for a woman. When Sacagawea was 12 her tribe was attacked by the Hidatsa tribe and Sacagawea was kidnapped. She was taken to what is now known as North Dakota. When Sacagawea was 15 a French-Canadian fur trader named Toussaint Charbonneau entered the village. Charbonneau purchased Sacagawea and then called her his wife. In 1804, Sacagawea was expecting her first child. Sacagawea had a baby boy on February 11, 1805, in Fort Mandan. She named him Jean Baptiste Charbonneau his nickname was Pomp. Not much is known about when Sacagawea died but people believe she died December,12,in 1812 or December,20,in 1812.
Sacagawea explores the Pacific
Sacagawea's character traits
Sacagawea was a very helpful person because she helped find good roots for the men to eat, and she helped guide them to the Pacific ocean. Also, Sacagawea helped translate. Sacagawea was extremely brave because she went on the expedition even though she had a baby. Also, because Sacagawea was the only woman out of 33 men to go and find the Pacific.