Oral tradition places a young Sacajawea with Crow





Sacajawea may have spent part of her early childhood among the Crow, Crow historian Elias Goes Ahead said.

Goes Ahead, who has been researching the Lewis and Clark Expedition from the Crow point of view, said his information came from an old account taken by a nephew of White Dog, who died in the 1930s at the age of 106.

It’s impossible to verify more than 200 years later, but the story apparently came down as oral tradition before it was written down sometime in the 20th century....


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