Facts and Events
Sacagawea ( see below; 1788 – December 20, 1812; see below for other theories about her death), also Sakakawea or Sacajawea, was a Lemhi Shoshone woman, who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition, acting as an interpreter and guide, in their exploration of the Western United States. She traveled thousands of miles from North Dakota to the Pacific Ocean between 1804 and 1806.
Conflict on Date of Death
Advisory: the Wikipedia page for Sacajawea' indicates that Sacajawea died in 1812 (at age 24), but in a long-debated controversy, there are others that believe she died in 1884.