Little Known Facts Archives
Little Known Facts by Dr. Carl H. Camp are published quarterly in The Trail Companion, the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail's newsletter and in the History and Culture section of the website.
Did You Know?
The Lewis and Clark Expedition was to record "the names of the nations & their numbers.” Interactions with American Indians were, however, more than a record of names and numbers. They were matters of survival and success. Trade with tribes and the information they provided sustained the Expedition.