DEAD: ON THIS DATE

DEAD: ON THIS DATE

Sacagawea (aged 24 or 25)
-Lemhi Shoshone woman who helped the Lewis and Clark Expedition


Sacagawea (also Sakakawea or Sacajawea; May 1788 – December 20, 1812) was a Lemhi Shoshone woman who is known for her help to the Lewis and Clark Expedition in achieving their chartered mission objectives by exploring the Louisiana Territory.

DEATH: According to Bonnie “Spirit Wind-Walker” Butterfield, historical documents suggest Sacagawea died in 1812 of an unknown sickness:

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