Whitman's Ride Through Savage Lands

Whitman's Ride Through Savage Lands

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"[...]the wife of Chabonneau, was a handsome Indian girl of seventeen years. She had been captured by the Minitaree Indians when a small child, from the Shoshone Indians far up in the Rocky Mountain region, held by them as a slave, and sold to the Frenchman who made her his wife. Sacajawea was delighted with the prospect of again journeying toward her old home, but continued to do the menial work for the company, as is customary for Indian women. Captains Lewis and Clark, before many weeks upon their journey, saw that their real guide and interpreter was not Chabonneau, but Sacajawea, his wife. Their way along the great river proved the identical route which the captive child had taken from her home into slavery, and with Indian nature and sagacity, every notable spot remained in her memory. She told them of the streams in advance that flowed into the great river, and the tribes through which they were to pass; she told[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 110 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 5.08mm | 185.97g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507537476
  • 9781507537473