Astorian Party’s decision to follow the river was nearly fatal

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Charged with blazing a trail to the West Coast, the voyageurs in the party decided to paddle down a strange river, hoping for an easy ride to the sea. Only the charity of local Native American tribes saved them all from starvation. (Snake River, Columbia River; 1810s) (For text and pictures, see http://offbeatoregon.com/1707b.marie-dorion-astorian-party-part2-451.html)

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