Who was the Native American woman that aided Lewis and Clark on their expedition through the Louisiana territory?
Sacagawea was a Native American from the Shoshone tribe who served as an interpreter and guide for the Lewis and Clark expedition in 1805 and 1806.
Most of the area of Oklahoma was part of the land acquired from the Louisiana Purchase. It became a Native American territory through the power of the US government. It was not until 1907 that the territory had enough citizens to apply for statehood. This was in 1907 and Oklahoma became the 46th state of the USA.