Sacagawea A near legendary figure in the history of the American West for her indispensable role as an interpreter and guide on the Lewis and Clark Expedition aka Corps of Discovery. At 15 (during the expedition) she gave birth to her son (Jean Baptiste Charbonneau). Sacagawea traveled 5,000 miles (10,000 km) with her infant son from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 1804 and 1806.
Salmon, ID - Sacajawea Center celebrates the contributions of Sacajawea, a Lemhi-Shoshone woman who served as an interpreter for Lewis & Clark across the Bitterroot Mountains. The museum chronicles her life before, during and after the Lewis and Clark Expedition.