YOUR MISSION: As you read, use rates to learn about Sacagawea (sa-kuh-juh-WEE-uh) and her role as translator and guide on the 1804 Lewis and Clark Expedition.
Born around 1790, Sacagawea was likely the daughter of a leader of the Shoshone tribe. When she was about 12, the Hidatsa (heh-DOT-suh) tribe kidnapped her and took her to their village. About five years later, they sold her to Toussant Charbonneau, a French Canadian fur trader, and the two were married. Use the online answer sheet to record your answers.