HomeImportant DaysSacagawea Day – December 20, 2023

Sacagawea Day – December 20, 2023

Sacagawea Day – Every year, Sacagawea Day is celebrated on December 20, aimed at honouring Sacagawea (‘Sakakawea’ or ‘Sacajawea’). Sacagawea was the daughter of a Shoshone chief and was part of the Lemhi band of the Shoshone tribe. She served as interpreter for an expedition that was exploring the Louisiana Territory at the age of 16.

Sacagawea Day – History

Who was Sacagawea?

Sacagawea was born in May 1788 in the Lemhi Valley, near the Salmon River and the Rocky Mountains, Lemhi County, Idaho. The enemies of the Shoshones, the ‘Hidatsa’ tribe kidnapped her at the age of 12 and brought her to a Hidatsa-Mandan settlement in North Dakota. Then, She was the property of French Canadian fur trader, Toussaint Charbonneau, and became one of his wives in 1804.

Also Read –

Sacagawea Meaning

The origin of the name ‘Sacagawea’ remains in dispute and some say it is of Hidatsa origin meaning ‘bird woman’, and some think it is of Shoshone origin, meaning ‘boat pusher’

Sacagawea Day – Dates

2023December 20Wednesday
2024December 20Friday
2025December 20Saturday
2026December 20Sunday
2027December 20Monday

★★★★  You Can Also Read  ★★★★

Computer Awareness Quiz Questions Set (Banking)
Read Daily Current Affairs Topic Wise
Daily Current Affairs Quiz (Current GK Test)
Static Gk Quiz Questions and Answers

📣 Prepare Exams is now on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube Channel, and Google News to get all the late


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News