Confluence of Cultures--Native Americans and the expedition of Lewis and Clark

Confluence of Cultures--Native Americans and the expedition of Lewis and Clark

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A collaboration between the University of Montana and the Montana Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission, this symposium was structured to explore the relationships that developed between the Native peoples and Euro-Americans both during the Lewis and Clark Expedition and in the 200 years following. The influences of Euro-American emigration and development of the region as it relates to Native American culture are discussed. The DVD provides highlights of the presentations grouped by the symposium's themes.The people whom Lewis and Clark meet have no concept for many of the words used by the expedition leaders. ... commonly known today as the Hidatsa were called Minnetares by their neighbors, the Mandans, meaning aquot;water fordaquot;. ... aquot;Just like Shoshone is not a word that we use for ourselves, aquot; explains Ron Snake Edmo, aquot;ita#39;s a name given to us by another people. ... a guide. Translations passed from English to French to Hidatsa to Shoshone and back again must have resulted inanbsp;...


Title:Confluence of Cultures--Native Americans and the expedition of Lewis and Clark
Author: University of Montana--Missoula
Publisher:University of Montana - 2003-09
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