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Sacagawea
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    (1787-1812)
    Member of Shoshones Tribe
    Gave birth to America's youngest explorer Jean-Baptiste Charbonneau (February 11, 1805)
    Appears on the US $1 gold coin (2000)
    She died at 25 years old, leaving her children without a mother.
    However, some believe she faked her death and lived to 100 and died in 1884 (Dr. Grace Hebard).
    The artist, Glenna Goodacre, who created the Sacagawea coined asked for her $5,000 payment in these coins.
    She received the coins in uncirculated pristine condition and then sold them at a huge profit to collectors.
    Randy'L He-dow Teton, a 22 year old New Mexican college student posed for the coin (1998).
    No images of the real Sacagawea exist.
    She was kidnapped at 12 by the Hidatsa Indians.
    She was sold as a slave to Toussaint Charbonneau, who took her as his wife.
    Her name means 'bird woman.'
    She spoke Shoshone and Hidatsa, her husband spoke Hidatsa and French so they acted as interpreters for French and English speaking Francois Labiche of the Lewis and Clark expedition.
    She was the only women to accompany Lewis and Clark.
    She also found roots and edible plants for food and medicines.
    During a boat ride, where the boat almost sank, she remained calm and recovered and saved many of the supplies and important journals (May 14, 1805).
    Many Native Americans did not attack Lewis and Clark because of seeing her with them (war parties did not travel with females).
    She was so valued to the expedition, that on matters that were voted on, her vote counted as much as anyone elses.
    For assisting on the expedition, Charbonneau was given $500.33 and 320 acres of land, she got nothing.
    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 27 Votes: 22.22% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 37 Votes: 54.05% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 42 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 42 Votes: 71.43% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 16 Votes: 12.50% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 14 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 43 Votes: 32.56% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 57 Votes: 36.84% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 74 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 123 Votes: 63.41% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 51 Votes: 50.98% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 49 Votes: 34.69% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 142 Votes: 43.66% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 210 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 295 Votes: 43.39% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 422 Votes: 42.89% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 1045 Votes: 42.30% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1840 Votes: 42.55% Annoying
 
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