Shoshone guide and interpreter with Lewis and Clark expedition.
1787 – Born to the Agaidika tribe of Shoshone now the city of Tendoy in Lemhi County, Idaho.
1800 – Kidnapped by a group of Hidatsa in a battle that resulted in the death of four Shoshone men.
– She was then taken to their village near the present Washburn, North Dakota.
1805 – The expedition spent the winter at Fort Mandan and Sacajawea’s baby, Jean Baptiste Charbonneau, was born on 11th or 12th of February.
– Expedition resumed the westward trek on 7th of April going along the Missouri River, west to the mountains.
– On 14th of May an incident occurred which was typical of the calmness and self-possession Sacajawea was to display throughout the journey.
– On 15th of August Sacajawea was re-united with her tribe.
1806 – Sacajawea, her husband and son remained at Fort Mandan where Lewis and Clark had found them.
– Captain Clark wrote to Charbonneau and invited him to come to St. Louis and bring his family, or to send Jean Baptiste to Clark for schooling.
1811 – Charbonneau and Sacajawea accepted the offer and lived near St. Louis for a time.