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Sacajawea - Claimed Cemetery, Ft. Washakie

Sacajawea Claimed Cemetery Ft. Washakie

There is disagreement about whether the woman named "Sacajawea," who is buried in this Ft. Washakie, Wyoming cemetery, is the Shoshone interpreter who accompanied Lewis & Clark.  According to Shoshone oral tradition, the grave is that of the famous teenager who made the trip.


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Photo online, courtesy Digital Image Collection at the Denver Public Library.

 

 

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