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What are shabonos?

A shabono (also xapono or yano) is a hut used by the Yanomami Amerindians of extreme southern Venezuela and extreme northern Brazil. Used as temporary dwellings, they are traditionally constructed mainly of thatched palm leaves and wood. Shabonos are built… Full Answer

What did Sacajawea say?

Sacajawea served as a Shoshone interpreter and occasional guide to the Lewis and Clark expedition but apparently her most important role during the trip may have been simply her presence during the difficult journey, which showed their peaceful intent. While… Full Answer