Depiction of the dance probably performed by the Illinois to strengthen peace between the tribes. The Calumet, a large pipe, was usually presented to the honoured guest. The tribe surrounds the circle in which two men dance with arrows above their heads; the circle includes arrangements of bows and arrows and tomahawks.
Title: The dance of the calumet of the sun, or pipe of peace, performed on the most solemn occasions by the Indian nations in North America [graphic].
Publication: London : Pub. by T. Tegg, Jany. 21, 1809.
A young Arawak native American woman, shown full-length and wearing a beaded apron and standing with her rigth foot posed on a small rock. She holds a parrot held high in her right hand and a bow and arrow in her left. On the left in the distance another Arawak is shown ready to shoot his his arrow.