FACTS ABOUT SACAJAWEA
1. Sacajawea was the daughter of a Shoshone chief and was born around 1788.
2. When she was about 12 or 13, the Shoshones were attacked by the Hidatsa Indians and Sacajawea was captured and sold to a French-Canadian trapper who made her one of his wives.
3. William Clark liked her son and nicknamed him "Pomp" or "Pompey" which means first born.
4. When her son was about five, he was put under Clark's care to be raised and educated.
5. Sometime after Sacajawea's death, Clark also got custody of her daughter, Lissette. He raised both of the children.