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The Captains attend a council and ceremony hosted by the main chief of the Mandan. Two of the traps recently taken from two French traders are returned. The men accompanying the Captains see the produce of the Mandan gardens.

about 12 o'Clock A. M. Captain Clark and several of our Men went down to the Second Village of the Mandan Indians, The head Chiefs of this Village gave Captain Clark between 9 & 10 bushels of Indian Corn and some Buffalo Robes, and behaved to him very friendly.

Joseph Whitehouse

The Men that went with Captain Clark found among the Indians at this Village, Corn, Beans, Simlins, and many kind of Garden Vegetables

Joseph Whitehouse

Corn, beans, and squash

Yellow and purple Indian corn, beans and yellow squash