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  • The Lewis And Clark Expedition

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    This way he was able to communicate with other tribes as well. So he, along with Sacajawea, served as translators which would come in handy when they would soon meet the captains of the Corps of Discovery; Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. In the fall of 1804, Lewis and Clark arrived at the Mandan Village in

  • The Journey Of Sacagawea

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    Americans. In order to better to understand Sacagawea’s impact and legacy, learning about her beginning are crucial. Before Sacagawea met Lewis and Clark she went through some adversity. She was born in 1786 with the name Boinaiv as a member of the Shoshone tribe which is around present-day Idaho. During her teen years, around the year 1800, she traveled east with her family through the Rockies towards the Three Forks area of the Missouri River. However, while they were

  • The Blackfoot Indians Essay

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    The Blackfoot Indians The wind blows across the lone prairie, causing the golden heads of grass to sway in a synchronized motion. On the horizon stands a herd of buffalo with bowed heads silhouetted by the slowly sinking sun. In the east stands an Indian war party mounted on horseback, each individual in different multicolored attire, all with either bows or spears in hand. As they move in for the attack, the mystical scene slowly fades from vision.... This dreamlike scene was once everyday

  • Freedom And Expansion Of Indian Indians

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    In the name and cause of freedom and expansion, the lives and culture of Indians were taken away in order to benefit the whites. Indian children first went to boarding schools in 1860 to transform their culture into the white culture. The Indians felt threatened, because they were being pushed out of their territories from the miners’ trails and Mormons that had begun settling in Northern Utah. As a result of this conflict, a massacre took place which led to major changes in settlement of the Cache

  • The Success Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition

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    Sacagawea was a significant, admirable historical figure, though not many knew of her contributions. She was a Shoshone Indian who worked as an interpreter, guide, and peacemaker for the Lewis and Clark expedition. Through these essential roles, she became a vital part of the journey to find territory. The efforts of Sacagawea lead to the success of the Lewis and Clark expedition which greatly impacted the expansion and advancement of America. The early life of Sacagawea became preparation for

  • Description Of A Famous Waterfall

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    Puff Falls Puff Falls is 133 ft. down and is over double the size of Spirit Falls. It’s located at Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington. Puff Falls is not easily accessed because it’s in a forest. Puff Falls is a plunging Punchbowl waterfall. It’s that because it doesn’t touch any rock on the way down and the water falls in a pool. Puff Falls flows through Dry Creek and another name for it is Dry Creek Falls. Is Puff Falls considered tall? Salt Creek Falls Salt Creek Falls is 286

  • Description Of A Famous Waterfall

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    Puff Falls Puff Falls is 133 ft. down and is over double the size of Spirit Falls. It’s located at Gifford Pinchot National Forest in Washington. Puff Falls is not easily accessed because it’s in a forest. Puff Falls is a plunging Punchbowl waterfall. It’s that because it doesn’t touch any rock on the way down and the water falls in a pool. Puff Falls flows through Dry Creek and another name for it is Dry Creek Falls. Is Puff Falls considered tall? Salt Creek Falls Salt Creek Falls is 286

  • The Corps Of Discovery And The Native Americans

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    encounter between the Corps of Discovery and the Native Americans because she negotiated and traded between the groups, functioned as a peace token, and served as an interpreter. Sacagawea was born in 1788 in Lemhi County, Idaho and was part of the Shoshone tribe for which her father was the chief. Her childhood was ruined when her tribe was attacked by the Hidatsa tribe when she was 11 years old. She was captured as a slave and taken to what is not North Dakota. She spent a miserable few years with

  • Taking a Look at the Western Shoshone Nation

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    Traditionally the Western Shoshone Nation’s ancestral land covers an area spanning from southern California, clear through Nevada, and barely touching southern Idaho. Within this scope of land is the previously mentioned Yucca Mountain, but also Mount Tenabo, a mountain in the Cortez Range of Northern Nevada, which is currently subject to mining. This large area of land is know as the Great Basin, where the habitat is dependent on the rain and snow melt water which comes off the high mountains, feeding

  • The Ancestral Way Of Life For The Timbisha Shoshone Band Of California

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    The Timbisha are a Native American tribe that is federally recognized as the Death Valley Timbisha Shoshone Band of California. Located in Death Valley National Park, which neighbors the California−Nevada border, their headquarters are centered in Furnace Creek. Pauline Esteves, Maddy Esteves, and Joe Kennedy are the most prominent members of the tribe. In 2004, Joe Kennedy was elected tribal chairman and is currently a spokesperson for the tribe. Pauline Esteves, tribal elder and chairperson

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