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Posted by jwilhelm21 on December 29, 2009

Lewis, January 6, 1806

“Charbono and his Indian woman were also of the party; the Indian woman was very impo[r]tunate to be permitted to go, and was therefore indulged; she observed that she had traveled a long way with us to see the great waters, and that now that monstrous fish was also to be seen, she thought it very hard she could not be permitted to see either (she had never yet been to the Ocean). (300-1)

Clark, May 11, 1806

“The One Eyed Chief arived and we . . . spoke to the Indians through a Snake boy Shabono and his wife. We informed them who we were, where we came from & our intentions towards them, which pleased them very much” (380)

Clark, May 16, 1806

“The men who were complaining of the head ake and cholick yesterday and last night are much better to day. Shabonos Squar gathered a quantity of fenel roots which we find very paliatiable and nurushing food” (388).

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