In looking at the segment above we see a large list of ways in which Sacagawea
was an asset to the Expedition.
329-364), and "Popularizing Contact: Thanadelthur, the Sacagawea
of the North," prepared for the American Society for Ethnohistory Annual Meeting, Riverside, CA, 5-9 November 2003.
Donaldson's review essay on books about the young Shoshone mother named Sacagawea
, the face on the U.S.
's Nickname, or the Sacagawea
Problem" enacts a critical cultural politics concerning Native American women and their presence in the Lewis and Clark Journals.
Actually, most of what we know about Sacagawea
is fiction, the product of novels.
Lise Erdrich's Sacagawea
offers a vibrantly illustrated, detailed narrative about a woman who had a significant impact on the exploration of the American West.
As Lewis and Clark journeyed west along the Missouri, traveling with Sacagawea
and the rest of their party, they began to experience immense difficulties.
Oral history for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara does not ascribe heroine status to Sacagawea
, she said.
The chapters on Squanto by Neal Salisbury, LaSalle Corbell Pickett by Lesley Gordon, and Sacagawea
by Laura McCall are particularly insightful in this regard.
Heading for Shoshoni territory, they were able to enlist a Shoshoni woman named Sacagawea
('Bird Woman') as guide and interpreter.
His article "She of Myth and Memory: The Remarkable Legend of Sacagawea
" appeared in the March 2002 issue of The World & I.
The Lewis and Clark Cookbook (Celestial Arts 2003) offers recipes featuring flora that Sacagawea
might have picked.