October 11, 1804
In a council, an Arikara chief encourages trade and friendship and says no one dare grab the boat's rope. The boats are moved to a second Arikara village above present Mobridge, South Dakota where the men are given hog peanuts to eat.
arived at the 2nd R. Ree village on the Bank of the River S. Side a handsome place a high Smoth prarie. a Timbred Bottom of the opposite Shore a large Sand beach makes out from the vill.
October 11, 1805
As they canoe down the lower Snake River rapids, the men see Nez Perce sweat houses and burial sites. They purchase fish and dogs at two different villages. The hills are barren, and firewood becomes scarce.
This morning clear & pleasant weather.
The after part of the day the wind from the S. W. and hard. The day worm.