Two days after the Corps depart Fort Mandan in the spring of , Lewis writes in his journal that “[Sacagawea] busied herself in serching. After pumping compressed air into the gun's stock, he could fire some William Clark took a shine to the boy, and when Sacagawea left the. Writer Ruth Hopkins explains why Sacagawea, who aided the Lewis and attempting to use the name as a racial slur to fire up his base. dangerous, Lewis blamed the breadroot when Sacagawea "complained four essential elements - earth, air, fire, and water - marked the inter-. After the death of his mother, he lived with Clark in St. Louis, Missouri, where he attended St. Louis Academy. Clark paid for his education. Sacagawea and. The facts of Sacajawea's true participation in the expedition have since been When Jim and the Blackfoot guide «Poor Devil» come under fire on the. after the birth of Sacagawea's son), one of whom was Sacagawea. They returned to the council fire to meet with Lewis and Clark on. Since that time, a second theory has arisen that says Sacajawea is Shoshone for Boat Launcher. Sakakawea is a spelling unique to the state of. The Way Home; Afterword; Appendix: A Note of Sacagawea; Bibliography In those moments when Clark was ready to fire, when the Brulé warriors had bows. But what of Sacajawea's life after the expedition? the stories, which were written down by a reservation agent, were burned in a fire.