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(Encyclopedia)Sacajawea –kəwēˈə [key], c.1788–1812?, Native North American woman who accompanied the Lewis and Clark expedition, the only woman in the party. She is generally called the Bird Woman in Englis...


(Encyclopedia)Sacagawea: see Sacajawea.


(Encyclopedia)Sakakawea: see Sacajawea.

Bird Woman

(Encyclopedia)Bird Woman: see Sacajawea.

Lewis and Clark expedition

(Encyclopedia)Lewis and Clark expedition, 1803–6, U.S. expedition that explored the territory of the Louisiana Purchase and the country beyond as far as the Pacific Ocean. The men were gathered and in the winte...

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