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(“Bird Woman”) 1787?–1812? Shoshone guide and interpreter: accompanied Lewis and Clark expedition 1804–05.
Sacajawea [(sak-uh-juh-wee-uh)]

A young Native American woman who guided Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their expedition to explore territory gained through the Louisiana Purchase. (See Lewis and Clark expedition.)

Note: Her portrait is stamped on the golden dollar.


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