When they came to the oneida, they saw that it too was not in good condition and rage filled Hiawatha again. He thought about why Tadodaho had done such horrible things. Why could tadodaho do such a thing? Why is he ruining so many lives? Then a thought occurred, "If tadodaho was going to kill all these people how could they ever accomplish peace."
There was still hope in Hiawatha's heart, so he continued. This nation had proved a challenge, but in the end, the Peacemaker and Hiawatha had finally convinced them to join them on their quest.