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What Famous Mother Served As A Guide In The Northwest With Her Infant Son?

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Hint: she spoke fluent Shoshone.

Answer: Sacagawea.

She accompanied Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on their quest to find the Northwest Passage, serving as both guide and interpreter. She was pregnant on the journey and the only woman among the 33 travelers. She eventually gave birth on the Lewis and Clark Expedition to her son Jean Baptiste Charbonneau.

(photo: waterencyclopedia.com)

1 Comment

  1. Jen

    August 23, 2011 at 6:20 pm

    Sacagawea was a Shoshone who served as a guide on the Lewis and Clark expedition. She even has her own golden dollar now! And she was hardcore, carrying her little baby on her back.

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