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The council with the Mandan arranged yesterday is postponed due to high winds. Lewis, Clark, and Black Cat, Grand Chief of the Mandan, begin to look for a place to build the Expedition's winter quarters. Mandan women give presents of corn.

From the journals...

we had Several presents from the Woman of Corn boild homney, Soft Corn &c. &c. I prosent a jar to the Chiefs wife who recved it with much pleasure

William Clark

Ground corn

Yellow, ground corn in a wooden bowl