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About this Art:
Sacagawea was a Lemhi Shoshone Indian girl who grew up in the mountains and valleys of Southwestern Montana and Southeastern Idaho. She was captured by a war party of the Hidatsa tribe when she was just a child, never to see her family or Homeland again. Or so it seemed. Years later, as fate would have it, she became an important guide and interpreter along with her French Canadian Trapper husband, Toussaint Charbonneau, for the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1805. As the expedition ascended a tributary of the Missouri River with dugout canoes into the area of present-day Dillon, Montana, Sacagawea could see a familiar landmark she had known as a child. Her people had called it the Beaverhead. It was a large Bluff near the river, the profile of which resembled the head of a beaver. By this rock and earth formation, she knew she had once again entered the land of her beloved people. Her long-held hope of a joyful reunion with her family and friends was now not far distant hope. Happiness also lighted the eyes of captains Clark and Lewis for by the same sign of the Beaverhead, they knew that horses essential to the success of the expedition could most likely be obtained from Sacagawea's people for the crossing of the mighty Rocky Mountains. It was a great day in the midst of the American wilderness