My Polka Dot Apron

You are not logged in. Would you like to login or register?



March 23, 2022 6:26 am  #1


Sakakawea, Lewis & Clark's only hope

WIthout her, the journey would have ended much differently I think. 

Many historians and other know-it-alls continue to spell her name Sacajawea or Sacagawea.  Well, they can spell it their way and I'll spell it my way, which is exactly how I grew up seeing it on the statue just outside the town where I grew up along the Missouri River, about 100 miles straight south of present day Bismarck-Mandan, North Dakota. 

So they can do what they want and I'll do things my own way.  https://cdn.boardhost.com/emoticons2/smile.png


There is also a statue/bust of Sitting Bull at that same site, up on a hilltop overlooking the bridge crossing the Missouri River.

This is short and of course a pretty well "edited" version of her existence but it's worth seeing, and people can always do their own research to find out more if they wish.

https://www.biography.com/explorer/sacagawea
 


A government which robs Peter to
pay Paul can always depend on
the support of Paul.
-- George Bernard Shaw
 

Board footera

 

Powered by Boardhost. Create a Free Forum