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On this day in Lewis & Clark history...

Today is fair, but cold and windy. Various Indians continue to visit Fort Mandan to trade corn and buffalo meat for blacksmith work. They share news and give the Captains geographical information about the upper Missouri.

From the journals...

a nomber of the Savages continue bringing corn and fat dryed buffaloe meat for to Git Blacksmiths work done.

John Ordway

Bison jerky

Bison jerky in a wooden bowl