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Colter reports that some Teton Sioux stole their last horse. Later, the Captains meet with Buffalo Medicine. Without Dorion present, translation is difficult. They demand the return of the horse and say they will meet in council tomorrow.

From the journals...

The Tribes of the Scouix Called the Teton, is Camped about 2 miles up on the N W Side and we Shall Call the River after that nation, Teton    This river is 70 yards wide at the mouth of water, and has a considerable Current    we anchored off the mouth—

William Clark

Fort Pierre

Historic painting of Fort Pierre

Image by Karl Bodmer circa 1833 (modified).