C.W. Jefferys' notes about this picture from The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Volume 1
When sowing corn, Indians often put a small fish in each hill as fertilizer
Indians breaking ground and sowing corn (from Lafitau, 1724).
Indian women gathering corn - corn, squash, pumpkins, beans and tobacco were grown by Indians, especially Huron and Iroquois.
- Jefferys, Charles W. 1942 The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Volume 1, p.11