Print showing two persons grinding corn.

Medium of exchange

The work of an anonymous artist, this print depicts two women, probably from the Huron Nation, grinding corn to make flour. The corn flour produced by the Iroquois was used in trade for furs prepared by the Algonquin.

Print published in Du Creux, François (1664). Historiae Canadensis, sev Novae-Franciae libri decem, ad annum usque Christi MDCLVI, Paris, p.22.
Musée de la civilisation, bibliothèque de livres rares et anciens du Séminaire de Québec, SQ004955