Updated at: 10/10/2008 04:19:01 PM
By: Mike Brunswick
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Pipestone Carver
 

It was the white man who called them "peace pipes" because they always showed up at treaty ceremonies.  But the native American tradition of carving and smoking red stone pipes means a lot more and goes back a lot further than that.

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Pipestone National Monument
http://www.go-minnesota.com/Pipestone-National-Monument

Pipestone County Museum
http://www.pipestoneminnesota.com/museum/history2.htm