The true story of Sacajawea - Karen Mensingby TED-Ed 5 years ago
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In the early 19th century, a young Agaidika teenager named Sacajawea was enlisted by explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark to aid her husband Toussaint Charbonneau as a guide to the Western United States. Karen Mensing debunks some of the myths that surround the familiar image of the heroic woman with a baby strapped to her back and a vast knowledge of the American wilderness.
Lesson by Karen Mensing, animation by Flaming Medusa Studios Inc.