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    Whitman Mission

    National Historic Site Washington

Stout-Hearted Seven Study Guide

The Stout-Hearter Seven is a book about the Sager children. Their parents died on the Oregon Trail. Other people helped them travel and get to the mission at Waiilatpu. The Whitmans took them in where they stayed until the events of 1847.

The book may be used in the classroom. A set of activities related to each chapter has been created for classroom use. As a read aloud, literature circle, or independent reading and study the book may bring about a better understanding of events at Waiilatpu.

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Did You Know?

photo of Alice Clarissa's memorial marker

On her 29th birthday Narcissa gave birth to a daughter, Alice Clarissa. The Cayuse called her “Cayuse Te-mi” (Cayuse girl) because she was born on Cayuse land. Some historians see her as a potential bridge between the two cultures. Unfortunately Alice Clarissa drowned when she was 2 years old.