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

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What Famous Mother Served As A Guide In The Northwest With Her Infant Son  wsci 03 img0321 jpgHint: 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)

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