Lewis and Clark and the Indian Country

Without Native American knowledge, food and technology, no amount of 'undaunted courage' would have brought the Lewis and Clark expedition to a successful conclusion.

Lecture Description

This lecture reverses the traditional view of the Lewis and Clark expedition by viewing this tiny American detachment from the perspective of Native Americans. Instead of a voyage through the ‘wilderness,’ the two-year journey was a diplomatic exploration of a foreign land: the Indian country.


American Indian West

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