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Sakakawea to join National Statuary Hall in Oct.

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2003

The first American Indian woman will join the National Statuary Hall in Washington, D.C., in October.

Sakakawea / Sacajawea / Sacagawea, who was part of the Lewis and Clark expedition, will represent the state of North Dakota. The statue depicts the Shoshone woman with her son, Pomp, strapped to her back.

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Sakakawea statue to be unveiled in Washington in October (AP 7/16)

Relevant Links:
Lemhi Shoshone Tribe - http://www.lemhishoshone.com
The Journey of Sacajawea - http://www.idahoptv.org/lc/sacagawea

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