From the Back Cover
—Gerard Baker, Superintendent of the Lewis and Clark Historic Trail and member, Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold
Features maps, travel tips, and archival drawings
Retrace Lewis and Clark’s steps and celebrate the expedition's 200th anniversary
Want to know more about this famous adventure? Join Lewis and Clark as they recruit the Corps of Discovery, meet Sacagawea and various Indian tribes, and set off along the Missouri River on a thrilling, perilous journey. You’ll discover who all the players were, why the expedition happened, and the political and cultural ramifications.
"These knowledgeable authors have created a thorough, accurate, and lively introduction to history’s great "road buddies" story – from the grand plan to the diverse cast of characters. Plus, they offer a fresh look at the cooperative Native Americans who helped the expedition."
—James Alexander Thom, author of From Sea to Shining Sea and Sign Talker: The Adventures of George Drouillard on the Lewis and Clark Expedition
About the Author
Jana Sawyer Prewitt is a former director of external affairs for the U.S. Department of the Interior.