Sacajawea and her French-Canadian husband guided Lewis and Clark on their exploration of the Louisiana Purchase. What is known of Sacajawea?
Sacajawea, a Shoshone Indian, was 16 when she first guided Lewis and Clark. She gave birth to a son, John, on February 11, 1805. She carried John on her back as she walked with Lewis and Clark to the Pacific.
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