Sacajawea - Chapter 26 - Many Rapids, Many Nations through Chapter 31 - Deep Snow Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 26 - Many Rapids, Many Nations through Chapter 31 - Deep Snow Summary

In Chapter 26 - Many Rapids, Many Nations, Clark relates several weeks of travel very quickly. The expedition rapidly travels down river in crude canoes. The presence of Sacajawea and her infant is seen by the local Indians as a sure sign that the expedition is a traveling party and not a war party. Lewis continues to write in his journals. In Chapter 27 - The Great Hungry Water, Sacajawea relates several weeks of travel very quickly, covering the same period as Clark discussed in Chapter 26. She notes different topics, however, and focuses on the food the local Indians used—primarily fish or a root called wapato. Wapato is much like quamash but does not make anyone sick. Finally the expedition arrives at salt water—Clark is...

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