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The following Web sites will provide you with additional information about the Corps of Discovery, the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial, and Native Americans


Discovering Lewis and Clark
From the University of Montana, a site with new interactive features chronicling the Lewis and Clark journey

Early History of Yellowstone National Park
Read about the history of the Yellowstone Plateua, a land of natural wonder.

The Expedition at Three Forks
Read about what took place on the expedition at Three Forks, Montana, the headwaters of the Missouri.

Exploring the West from Monticello: A Perspective from Columbus to Lewis and Clark
Learn about the cartographic tradition that made the Lewis and Clark Expedition possible in an interesting retrospective exhibition produced by the University of Virginia Library and the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation.

The Gene Pool : Roster of Lewis & Clark Expedition
View a concise list of the members of the Corps of Discovery.

In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark
The Sierra Club's Lewis and Clark Web site.

Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation
Explore the Corps pf Discovery's journey from a scholarly point of view on the Heritage Foundation's Lewis and Clark Trail Web site. The site includes a historical account of the Expedition and a list of academic articles on Lewis and Clark.

Mountain Men and the Fur Trade
Learn about the history of the Mountain Men – the trappers, hunters and explorers of the Rockies in the early 1800’s. An excellent archive of research material, this site contains historical literature, records, and artwork on the Mountain Men.

Lewis and Clark as Naturalists
Follow the trail on this Smithsonian site and discover the flora and fauna observed by the two explorers 200 years ago.

The National Park Service: Harpers Ferry Exhibit Gallery
Read about Meriwether Lewis’ stay at Harpers Ferry where the expedition was equipped for their journey.

The National Park Service: Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail home page
Follow Lewis and Clark’s trail today. Visit the National Park Service Web site to find out about the general route, current trail events and activities, or read the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Newsletter.

The National Park Service: Nez Perce National Historical Park
Visit the Nez Perce National Historic Park.

Thomas Jefferson
Explore the controversies and continued fascination surrounding Thomas Jefferson. Visit the PBS Web site and join some of the country’s leading thinkers in a provocative discussion about our third president’s complex life and enduring legacy.

The West
Relive the epic saga of the American West with this companion Web site to Ken Burns’ PBS documentary.

Lewis and Clark Bicentennial

The Council for the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial
Visit this national clearinghouse for news and information about bicentennial commemorations across the country.

Lewis and Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition
Learn about the Missouri Historical Society's traveling bicentennial exhibit featuring hundreds of priceless artifacts and documents illustrating the Corps of Discovery's journey.

State Bicentennial Commissions

North Dakota
South Dakota

Native Americans

The Blackfeet Nation
Explore the history and current affairs of the Blackfeet Tribe.

Discover Cathlapotle
Explore the cultural and natural history of the Chinook people and discover how their heritage survives.

Chinook Indians
Learn more about the Chinook Indians of the Northwest.

Nez Perce/Nee-me-poo Home Page
Investigate the culture and history of the Nez Perce Indians. Explore important landmarks to their people and learn about the lives of present day Nez Perce.

The Kanza Indians
Learn about the history and culture of the Kanza Indians from Kansas

The Three Affiliated Tribes
Explore the history and culture of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Sahnish (Arikara) people.

The Lemhi-Shoshone, Sacajawea's People
Learn about the past, present, and future of the Lemhi Shoshone people.

The National Park Service: Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
Study an array of Plains Indian artifacts at this historic site in North Dakota.

The Sioux Nation
Learn more about the Lakota, Dakota, and Yankton Sioux.