Curious Brains: The Mandan Indians and the Lewis and Clark Core of Discovery

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This event is hosted by the Boone County Public Library and the Friends of Big Bone.

Before Lewis and Clark made their infamous journey, the Mandan Indians were a thriving community along the upper Missouri River in North Dakota.

Learn about these Native Americans who maintained secure villages and were able to provide the Core with shelter and food during the harsh winter of[masked]. Discover the Core’s effects and those of other white visitors/traders on the Mandans and their demise.