Sacagawea Tribe Culture

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Costume: The dress was made with deerskin material along with the boots that were made with animal fur. The apparels during the late 1700’s was hand-made by using skins from the animal herds in their tribe. Because the Shoshone women were gatherers, protected the horses, collected wood to make fire, and arranged the teepees, their status was low and were treated with little respect in the Lemhi-Shoshone society. Sacagawea’s childhood in the Shoshone village near the Lemhi valley contributed mainly to patriarchal society which allowed her to gain special techniques to maintain her own livelihood.

Ring- Toussaint Charbonneau, a French-Canadian French trader, claimed Sacagawea as his wife in 1800. He spoke Hidatsa and French as Sacagawea also spoke Hidatsa and Shoshone. Their …show more content…

The tradition was very popular around the 1800’s when they began gathering precious materials and used it to create native jewelry. Lewis and Clark were the first Americans to discover about their culture which was passed down by generations and with Sacagawea translation to the tribe, both captains were able to write in their journals while studying the …show more content…

In 1805, Sacagawea went into labor which Lewis assisted. He later reported that her delivery was difficult due to unsanitary conditions, but the baby and Sacagawea became members of the Corps of Discovery, a group which took the Lewis and Clark expedition. Jean Baptiste was given the nickname, “ Pomp,” by Clark who also joined in the journey along with his mother. For travelling over 5,000 miles with a baby strapped on her back and being the only women to be part of Lewis and Clark expedition, Sacagawea represented the importance of a role as a woman with great strength and

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