The men exchanged strands of wampum, made of shells, to symbolize their good will. Visible in the longhouse are drying corn, ceremonial masks, and snowshoes, showing the artist’s focus on historical details.
Painting is based on an account in the journal of Moravian missionary Frederick Cammerhof. Norris won first prize in a regional contest at the Syracuse Historical Society Museum for historical painting. 27 ½” X 31”.