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WINTER ON THE PLAINS: LEWIS AND CLARK AMONG THE MANDANS

Daniel B. Botkin

in Beyond the Stony Mountains

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780195162431
Published online September 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780199790043 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195162431.003.0007
 WINTER ON THE PLAINS: LEWIS AND CLARK AMONG THE MANDANS

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This chapter recounts the experiences of Lewis and Clark wintering with Hidatsa and Mandans. Topics covered include the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Indians as traders; Mandan and Hidatsa villages, the prairie dog, and the black-footed ferret; and Lewis and Clark surviving a cold winter.

Keywords: Lewis; Clark; expedition; Hidatsa; Mandans; Indians; prairie dog; black-footed ferret

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Subjects: Biodiversity and Conservation Biology

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